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Discover the multicultural life in the Sleepstraat

Ghent’s diversity in all possible aspects and details

Welcome in the Sleepstraat ! Walk along, soak up the multicultural atmosphere past numerous colourful shops and you will be carried away by the stories of migration of old and new Ghent inhabitants.

More about this tour

A great diversity of as many as 160 nationalities live in Ghent. The colourful quarters are wonderful for a stroll, and the best street of all is the Sleepstraat, where many colourful cultures meet. People have come to live in Ghent for many reasons: to start a commerce, to look for a job, to start a better life. Follow the traces of different migration waves and discover the fascinating stories of many ‘new’ people in this town. This guided walk will show you many special sights, among which a visit of the mosque in the Kazemattenstraat.

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Practical information
  • Meeting point: Vrijdagmarkt, at the statue of Jacob van Artevelde
  • Max. 20 persons
  • With visit to the mosque you need to schedule 3 hours
Meeting point Vrijdagmarkt, statue Jacob van Artevelde
Point of arrival
Languages Dutch, French, English, Spanish
Price from € 85
Duration 2 h