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The 500 Hidden Secrets of Ghent

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Ghent

By (author) Derek Blyth


Publishing 18th Jul 2024
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  • A practical guide to discovering Ghent's finest places, buildings, restaurant, shops, museums, neighborhoods, parks, hotels and cafés
  • Revised and updated edition
Full Description

“If you really want to get under the skin of a city, the 500 Hidden Secrets series, which covers a number of cities from Chicago to Ghent, all written by people who know the cities inside out, is ideal. It’s an innovative and refreshing take on the traditional travel guide.”- The Independent

What are the 5 restaurants for new Flemish cooking? Where would you find the 5 best antique shops? Where can you find the most unexpected view of Ghent? Where are the cool coffee bars that play the best music? And if you wanted to find the most mysterious places in the Citadelpark, where are they? The 500 Hidden Secrets of Ghent is a wonderfully eclectic guide to this multifaceted city. An insider’s view of Ghent featuring little known facts and snippets of useful information, presenting the quirky and the off-beat, and sharing the whereabouts of some of the city’s wonderful hidden gems like the Hotel d’Hane-Steenhuyse and the Gruut City Brewery.

The 500 Hidden Secrets of Ghent offers a practical guide to Ghent’s finest places, and Derek Blyth covers all bases to ensure no visitor to the city is ever anything short of captivated. Packed with accessible, easy-to-read information summarised in handy lists, maps, itineraries, sections on food & drink, accommodation, green spaces, museums, galleries and shops; this guide is an essential resource for the inquisitive traveler.

Also available: The 500 Hidden Secrets of London, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Dublin, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Paris, The 500 Hidden Secrets of Lisbon, and many more. Discover the series at

About the Author

Derek Blyth is a writer and a journalist, originally from the UK, who has lived in Belgium for more than 30 years. Formerly editor-in-chief of the Brussels English-language weekly The Bulletin, he has written several books on the Low Countries. He is also the author of The 500 Hidden Secrets of Antwerp, and Brussels, and Hidden Belgium. His bestselling books are praised for showing people a side of Belgium they never knew existed.

Luster Publishing
Publish date
18th Jul 2024
Paperback / softback
USA & Canada
4.72 in x 7.09 in
256 Pages
73 color
Name of series
The 500 Hidden Secrets
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