What once was one of the largest, richest and most powerful cities of Europe, is now one of the most beautiful, thriving and livable cities of the world. Ghent (Belgium) is blessed with an exceptional atmosphere thanks to its car free downtown area with nicely illuminated medieval buildings, canals, rivers and harbours. The thriving music, tech and student scenes combined with a fast-growing and diverse population makes Ghent one of the hippest cities of Northern Europe. The international community of Ghent is driven by thousands of students, researchers and (bio)tech workers, many of whom are falling in love with the city and its citizens. No one will deny Ghent is a great place to work, live or just visit. On ghent.community you will find all about the latest news, restaurants, bars, events, places and people of Ghent.