The Belfry Tower

the Belfry Tower

the Belfry Tower

the Belfry Tower

the Belfy TowerThe Belfry tower of Ghent dominates with the towers of the St-Nicholas church and the St. Bavo Cathedral the center of the city. Construction of the 95 metre high belfry started around 1313 and was completed in 1380. The bell tower was used to announce the time and various warnings. The Cloth Hall against the tower dates from around 1425 and was the gathering place of wool and cloth merchants.

Jurgen Huibers
Jurgen Huibers

We are a family of 5 from Belgium. We love travelling and discovering new places in Europe. I hope we can inspire you for your holiday in Europe. Have a look at our destinations so far and feel free to ask any additional info of the places we visited.