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Millionaires' Quarter

Paul de Smet de Naeyerplein, Onafhankelijkheidslaan, Ghent, Belgium
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Nice Houses

The area is nice and quiet and the streets were large. There were some nice large houses. The park... read more

Reviewed 1 September 2015
pandamedic
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Nether Whitacre, United Kingdom
a living museum

after the world exhibition of 1913 and the first world war, the grounds of the exhibition were sold... read more

Reviewed 17 June 2014
dierik
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Gent, Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium
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1 Sep 2015
“Nice Houses”
17 Jun 2014
“a living museum”
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Paul de Smet de Naeyerplein, Onafhankelijkheidslaan, Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

The area is nice and quiet and the streets were large. There were some nice large houses. The park is a nice compact size for the area and relatively clean. It's not an attraction for you to go out your way to see to be...More

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Reviewed 17 June 2014

after the world exhibition of 1913 and the first world war, the grounds of the exhibition were sold to the richest and fanciest families in Ghent, they built their houses in the style of that époque and wanted to show off with their good taste...More

3  Thank dierik
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Reviewed 27 June 2012

Around 1913 , there was a world exhibition in Ghent. Some famous architects have build some nice villa's. All are being protected as they were (and are). It is close to where I grew up, so I've known them all my life. The houses are...More

3  Thank polowonder
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Reviewed 28 March 2012

on the edge of town. Really worth the detour. Very close to St Pietersstation.

1  Thank markhebbelinck
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Reviewed 17 March 2012

A curious mix of over 200 houses and villas in the different styles that were popular in Belgium between both world wars. From very traditional and retro to fashionable art deco and extreme modernism. Listed of course!

3  Thank fietslogies
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Reviewed 9 March 2012

When you want to see the old grandeur, how the rich lived in the old days... worth to visit. You can find magnificent big houses.

2  Thank Mariam67
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