The Korenmarkt is a square in the center city of Ghent. The square is located between the Saint-Nicolas church and the river Leie. It coincides with one of the most beautiful places in the world.
The square was formerly called Koornaard and was in the 10th and 11th century the place where imported grain was traded. Korenmarkt is Flemish for corn market.
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The square is surrounded by various historic buildings. It is now an important tourist place with restaurants, cafés and terraces, right the historic center of the city. Its also the gathering spot for students of the universities. It is a must-visit on your trip to Ghent.