Lights on Van Eyck

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Lights on Van Eyck

-This temporary multimedia spectacle is an hommage to Flemish master Jan Ven Eyck. Until November 2021 in St. Nicholas Cathedral in Ghent
-A part of the light show is done by robotic hands, the rest of the experience is projections on every wall available, including the ceiling
-The multimedia art show is open every day
-Monday to Friday: 14.00-19.00
Saturday & Sunday: 11.00-19.00
25-26.06.2021 late night specials until 22.00
-It starts every half an hour, keep in mind you need to be there 10 minutes in advance to enter
-It lasts for 25 minutes
-Cost: kids < 6 years old free entrance, kids 7-18 years old EUR 6, adults EUR 11
-You can book your tickets online here:
-There is a terrasse (partially covered) with a small slide and a sandpit in Ray, a contemporary glass orangery right next to the St Nicholas Cathedral
Klein Turkije 20, 9000 Gent
-Maaseikplein is very close with a few trampolines, some picnic tables and ice cream at Gerard across the street
Geraard de Duivelhof, 9000 Gent
-Ice cream here next to the trampolines
Cremerie Gérard
Limburgstraat 36, 9000 Gent
-It can be combined with a walk around the historic center of Ghent with the medieval architecture gems
-It can be combined with Gravensteen, the medieval Castle of Counts in the center of Ghent
-It can be combined with a walk around Patershol, the neighborhood with the tiny cobblestone streets and the medieval small buildings. It is also full of cozy restaurants
-It can be combined with Huis van Alijn, the museum of ordinary daily life. It was once an almshouse, where the old and sick were cared for
-It can be combined with the Design Museum, where kids can hunt for hidden playmobile among the international design collection
-This can be combined with Belfort of Ghent, for a panoramic view of the city (at 91m this 14th century building is the tallest belfry in Belgium)
-It can also be combined with Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, where you can experience an augmented reality tour and see the altarpiece Lamb of God by Van Eyck
-Stroller friendly, wheelchair frienldy (entrance from Ray in this case)
-Dogs are not allowed
-Closest private parking available at Parking Sint-Michiels (5 minutes walk):
Parking Sint-Michiels (P7)
Sint-Michielsplein 8, 9000 Gent
-About 50 minutes drive NW of Schuman, Brussels (or about 1 hour 15 minutes by public transport)

St. Nicholas’ Cathedral
Cataloniëstraat 4, 9000 Gent

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