Belfort / Belfry

Historic Site and Monument / Landmark · Binnenstad
Botermarkt 18, 9000 Gent, Belgium
Closed until 10:00 AM tomorrow (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 10:00 AM–6:00 PM

The Belfry tower is one of the three famous towers in Ghent. € 6 p.p., <18 years: free entrance, 19-25y: € 2 p.p.


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    Ewoud S.
    "Amazing view on top of the Belfort."(2 Tips)
    Robin B.
    "Completed in 1390, it's the tallest belfry in Belgium, at 91 m."(2 Tips)
    Mohd Rohaizad K.
    "The three towers in Ghent, Belgium!"(2 Tips)
    Panka G.
    "UNESCO World Heritage site"(2 Tips)
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  • Rafi R.

    Good views. Optional elevator. If you're fading, you can ring the big bell with the hammer lever.

    Rafi Romero · 5 days ago
  • Ewoud S.

    Amazing view on top of the Belfort. Interesting stories about the history of the Belfort when you're walking to the top.

    Ewoud S. · July 14
  • Pieter-Jan P.

    Try their Android app for the panorama view. It has augmented reality to show you all the Ghent landmarks in real-time.

  • Brecht N.

    Great place for suicides.

    Brecht Neyt · March 18
  • Chris H.

    The view on top is awesome !!!

    Chris H. · March 9
  • Robert D.

    History of the Belfry tower and town explained. English guide sheets handed on arrival.

    Robert Davies · December 21, 2014
  • megan

    Watch out for the dragon

    megan · November 30, 2014
  • Robin B.

    Completed in 1390, it's the tallest belfry in Belgium, at 91 m.

    Robin Bertels · August 11, 2014
  • Visit Gent

    The Belfry is included in City Card Gent (so are all the main attractions, museums, a boat trip and use of De Lijn bus & tram) It's a good deal. Available here and at Visit Gent, hotels & De Lijn Read more

    Visit Gent · July 18, 2014
  • stephan r.

    Beautiful view over the city for 6euro. But hey, nicer with a honeybee! 🐝 come! 🐒

    stephan rockz · March 23, 2014
  • Eric D.

    Beware of the Dragon!

    Eric Didden · January 5, 2014
  • D.C. B.

    The most impressive building in Ghent is not a church - Unesco heritage site

    D.C. Blommaert · December 26, 2013
  • Olivian

    A must go if you're visiting the city. Great view!

    Olivian · August 28, 2013
  • Wendy

    Try to be early on the tower. On top it's very small, so you have to wait when it's crowded.

    Wendy · August 26, 2013
  • Oliver T.

    91 metres high. A Manhattan of the Dark Ages

    Oliver Tausend · August 20, 2013
  • Panka G.

    Though a registered UNESCO World Heritage site, Icomos card is not accepted.

    Panka G. · August 15, 2013
  • Felicity H.

    Great views. Worth the €5

    Felicity H · April 10, 2013
  • Olivier

    Free for Ghentians on sunday between 10h & 13h, amazing sight over the city.

    Olivier · April 7, 2013
  • Mohd Rohaizad K.

    The three towers in Ghent, Belgium!

    Mohd Rohaizad Kuala Perlis · September 27, 2012
  •  Deon P.

    Worth to visit... Tower is spectacular! Museum is waiting for you

     Deon Parcon · June 28, 2012
  • Visit Gent

    The façade is adorned with the ‘Mammelokker’ which depicts the legend of Cimon who was condemned to starve to death. He was saved by his daughter who fed him daily from her breast.

    Visit Gent · March 27, 2012
  • Amaury V.

    One of the three towers in Ghent. Definitely worth a visit, climb up to the tower and enjoy the sight.

    Amaury Van Kenhove · March 15, 2012
  • Pepijn M.

    In the tower there is a museum. Worth the 5euro!

    Pepijn Mesure · July 18, 2011
  • Lize L.

    Ik had er meer van verwacht maar is wel een mooie toren

    Lize Lorent · August 17
  • Joan R.

    Hi ha un ascensor. Que els escalona no et fassin por.

  • Paulo

    Lindo lugar! Ótimo para ver a cidade do alto, vista panorâmica. Pagamos €6,00 por pessoa

    Paulo · February 2
  • Zhenya

    Смотровая площадка

    Zhenya · January 5
  • Jay L.

    겐트/헨트 세 개의 탑 하나!

    Jay Lee · October 30, 2014
  • Angelina Z.

    Великолепный вид на город с башни. Есть информационный листок на русском. Для тех, кто не в восторге от винтовых лестниц, есть лифт.

    Angelina Zhirinas · August 29, 2014
  • Joris E.

    Bezoek met groep de torenkamer en hoor de eeuwenoude klokken van het belfort luiden.

    Joris Evenepoel · August 8, 2014
  • Mamas J.

    waw ajibb serasa ingin mengunjunginya

    Mamas Jamil Anshori · January 17, 2014
  • Michaël R.

    Klein detail, maar niet als je hoognodig moet. Er is hier een toilet in de benedenverdieping.

    Michaël Rosseel · January 4, 2014
  • Cássio F.

    Cançado de +

    Cássio Ferreira · October 29, 2012
  • Richy D.


    Richy D · October 6, 2012
  • Mirthe M.

    Gratis voor Gentenaren!

    Mirthe Mertens · July 16, 2012
  • Fréderic L.

    5 euro naar omhoog, slechts 3,75 euro als je student of Gentenaar bent. De moeite waard! (er is een lift aanwezig)

    Fréderic Louis · March 18, 2012
  • Vlaanderen Vakantieland

    Elke vrijdag en elke zondag (in de zomervakantie op zaterdag) speelt de beiaard in het Belfort mooie deuntjes. In groep? Geniet dan van een panoramisch aperitief! Read more

    Vlaanderen Vakantieland · October 25, 2011

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