Ghent

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Ghent is alive with activity day and night, with a large port, major university, and history that goes back at least 1,500 years.

Much of the city's medieval architecture remains intact and is remarkably well preserved and restored. Its centre is the largest car-free area in Belgium. The beguinages, as well as the belfry and adjacent cloth hall, were recognized by UNESCO as World Heritage Sites. Ghent is also home to several fascinating and eclectic museums. The numerous parks in the city can also be considered to be tourist attractions. Most notably, Ghent boasts a nature reserve (Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen, 230 hectare[15]) and a recreation park (Blaarmeersen, 100 hectare).
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