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Rental housing in Gent, Belgium

You have searched for housings for rent in: Gent . More info about rental housing in Gent, Belgium.
You have searched for housings for rent in: Gent . More info about rental housing in Gent, Belgium.

Useful to know when you are looking for apartment or room for long term rent in Gent

Ghent is the third largest city of Belgium with around 250.000 inhabitants (2018), and is located in the Flemish region, East Flanders province. 


Ghent is ‘one of the oldest cities of Belgium, with a rich history dating far back. The earliest evidence of human presence has been archaeologically dated back to the Stone age. Since then the area around Ghent has been inhabited by dozens of civilisations, who all have left their imprint on the city. Ghent has successfully preserved many of the buildings and constructions from some of the later centuries, which is why Ghent is known as a view into the past of Belgium. The Mediaeval architecture still stands strong and is well maintained. 

Additionally these old charming churches and houses attract tourists from all over Europe. In the centre of Ghent was once the St-Pietersabdij Abbey (a kind of monastery), a baroque-fronted church survived and now decorate the centre with beautiful spears and grand entrances. A walk through the centre will almost take you to a different time, especially as  the zone is car-free.


Ghent is the perfect example of a city large enough to feel the fast paced big city life, yet also small enough to feel cosy and know your neighbors by first name. There’s also a contrast in the city landscape, as the centre is full of stunning old architecture, but there are also industrial streets in the suburbs providing the area with jobs. 

As one of Belgium's largest universities is located in the city, a lot of students choose to settle here, pulling down the average age and livening up the nightlife and artistic scene.

This has been one of the factors causing Ghent to end up with some of the best museums in Belgium.


If you venture a bit out of the city borders, a 12th-century stone castle by the name Gravesteen will appear complete with turrets, arrow slits and moats. 

The nature around Ghent is quite picture-worthy as well. Parks are located throughout the area, and close by lies a nature reserve with a stunning and kind of mysterious landscape full of marshes and water birds wintering.


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Are you searching for rental housing in Gent? Then you have come to the right place! We have a large selection and are always up to date with the newest available apartments and houses for rent, and you can create a search agent then you will be notified when new rental housing is offered in Gent which fits your needs. You can see the current housing for rent in Gent - rental apartments, rooms and villas for rent and sublet - on the list above. Click the headline by each ad to read more. If you are searching for a specific type of rental housing in Gent , or other housing, then use the search function to narrow your search. You will also be able to search by price and size and add more cities to your search.

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What types of housing are there in Gent?

In Gent you will find rentals. You can choose between apartments, rooms or houses for rent. Click to see all available housing.

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