"In Ghent one has to stay the night because the city is not only a pretty picture in daylight. Ghent is the only Belgian city with a lighting plan that ensures a romantic and safe nightly visit. Corners that in daytime remain undiscovered are suddenly revealed by the illumination."
Besides in Ghent you’ll find increasing numbers of smaller, slightly hidden green spots tucked away in quieter corners of the city. These provide a bit of breathing room and peace. What few people realise (even citizens of Ghent!) is that the city of Ghent actually has a quite beautiful nature reserve at its disposal.