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From Zoo to South

City walk in the South park ( Zuidpark ) area… now and then

The south site in Ghent is on the verge of a vibrant future with the realization of a brandnew city office. But the past of this neighbourhood is well worth exploring as well. Walk through almost 200 years of turbulent history.


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The South Park (Zuidpark) of Ghent has had it all: prosperity, decline and resurrection.

Nowadays, the neighbourhood is the gateway to the city. Our guide takes you in tow from the busy Wilson Square (Wilsonplein) to the vineyards of Saint-Peter’s Abbey (Sint-Pietersabdij). Take a look at the Muinkschelde, the railroad, the fly-over and reflect on what is no longer visible: the Zoo, the South Station (Zuidstation) with its covered shopping-gallery, the many hotels and cinemas. Bygone times revive….

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  • Meeting point: Capitole, Graaf van Vlaanderenplein 5
  • Finish in consultation with the customer
Meeting point Capitole, Graaf van Vlaanderenplein 5
Point of arrival In agreement with the customer
Languages Dutch, French, English, German, Italian, Spanish, West-Vlaams, Gents
Price from € 85
Duration 2 h

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