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Free Historical Tour: History and Legends of Ghent | By Local Legends

Duration: 2h
Languages: English, Spanish
Quality Verified Registered on March 24, 2020

Legends Free Walking Tours offer free tours, private tours and other fun experiences in Bruges, Brussels, Ghent and Antwerp. From its foundation in 2015, the Legends team has guided tens of thousands of tourists through Flanders thanks to the work of its large team of experienced local tour guides, who strive every day to provide a quality service and maximize the customer satisfaction. For this reason, Legends Free Walking Tours is the best rated tour company on TripAdvisor and has been named the top 20 best experience in Western Europe by Viator.

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Would you like to know what's so special about Ghent?
Then this is the free walking tour for you!

Discover the history and hidden secrets of one of the most beautiful cities in Belgium. We will present you the biography of Ghent with its extraordinary architecture, its fascinating historical past and its dramatic myths, but also tell you more about the rebellious attitude of its citizens and share with you the best local food and drink recommendations.

We will visit emblematic monuments such as: 

  • Saint-Michael's Bridge, 
  • Korenlei, 
  • Castle of the Counts, 
  • Friday Market, 
  • Graffiti Street,

and some other surprises that you will discover on our tour! Wondering why we are the number 1 free tour in Ghent? Come join us, and find out for yourself!

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sint-Michielsplein 21, 9000 Gent, Bel...
    Sint-Michielsplein 21, 9000 Gent, Belgium
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    In front of or inside the Hostel Uppelink.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Puente de San Miguel
  • 2
    Outside visit
  • 3
    Outside visit
  • 4
    Outside visit
  • 5
    Outside visit
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Graffiti Street
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Ayuntamiento de Gante
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Campanario de Gante
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Catedral de San Bavón

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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Zaira 17 Jul 2024

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Travelled alone - Jul 2024
Alex is just amazing!!! You´re gonna have fun and being entertained in the most elocuent and knowledgeable way by her. It's the perfect tour to know Ghent and go with a lot of plans in the pocket for afterwards. Highly recommended
Ana Fernández 17 Jul 2024

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
Valentina nos hizo un tour súper completo y entretenido, siempre tratando de buscar la interacción con nosotros. Recomiendo 100% la experiencia.
Fili 13 Jul 2024

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
Brilliant and fun guide. Lovely route and pacing. An unexpectedly lovely way to understand the city. Thanks Kenny, you are excellent!
Kate 13 Jul 2024
Gold Coast

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Travelled in couple - Jul 2024
He was so kind and enthusiastic! He loves his city and it’s so good to see. This experience made our trip to Ghent so special!
Minal 10 Jul 2024

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Travelled in group - Jul 2024
We had a wonderful two hour tour with Onur in Ghent. He had such good knowledge of the city and together with that added his own thrills to the tour. Would def reccomend doing a tour with Onur.
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Does not accept large group reservations.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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