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Finally I got the chance to visit the charactiristic monastry in Patershol. During history the monastry and the monks were of great signaficance in the cityquarter of the poor. I visited the exhibition "Oer" in which the Flemish roots are shown through the paintings and...More
In this periode they have the exibition Oer. A very nice one on the history of Flanders with paintings of their famous artists in Expressionism and Impressionism. Very good organised with an excellent audio system. No way to miss this when in Gent.
I came to learn more about the restoration. The exhibit was very informative and worth a slight detour from the historic center. My only criticism is that the exhibition featured one short film after another and offered NO WHERE to sit while watching. Prepare to...More
The nineteenth century sees Belgium become one of the leading industrial nations in the world. Farmers become factory workers, deserting the countryside for the city to live in cramped and stinking slums beneath towering mill chimneys that belch smoke day and night.
The growing nostalgia...More
Do not hesitate to come, specially for the exposition about the restauration of the Mystic Lamb. .
The crypt itself is high and dark, so difficult to see all détails told by the audioguide.
Audioguide & lockers available, free of charge(included in the ticket price)...More
Been tot this venue several times (last was today for the exposition Oer (Roots) where Belgian paintings from private collections are shown. Wonderful exposition, btw! During the Gent Film Festival I visited this as well several times for a Stanley Kubrick and a Martin Scorcese...More
We almost came across this by accident and it should be on every tourists to do list in Ghent. We both came away with a better understanding of the history of Europe. The artworks are excellent and the description on the audio guide is first...More
We visited midday on a Sunday with Dutch and English friends . We found Great artwork and a great exhibition ,thoroughly enjoyed it ! Beautiful city we must return again one day. They dealt with out 40 plus group very well and it was easy...More