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Het Pand, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent
Short history:

Het Pand is an old Dominican monastery located in the heart of the city on the banks of the river Leie, near the medieval port with the guildhalls as its remnants.
The year 1228 is considered to be the official date of establishment of the monastery in Ghent.
In 1796, after the French Revolution; the monastery was closed and sold in lots.
It was decided to arrange 'Het Pand' as the cultural center of the university, and the Direction of the Buildings was entrusted with its renovation and restoration. Works were started in 1971 and accomplished in 1991.

By public transport:

Arriving at Brussels airport: The airport City Express leaves from within the airport building (floor -2) and takes you to one of the main stations in Brussels (subsequently Noord/Nord, Centraal/Central and Zuid/Midi), where you can switch to one of the many intercity trains (IC) to, or via "Gent-Sint-Pieters", Ghent's main railway station (Directions Brugge, Knokke, Blankenberge, Oostende all stop in Ghent). Some trains run directly from the airport to "Gent-Sint-Pieters".

Arriving by train in Brussels: Switch to one of the many intercity trains(IC) to, or via "Gent-Sint-Pieters, Ghent's main railway station (Directions Brugge, Knokke, Blankenberghe, Oostende all stop in Ghent). Ghent is on the crossroads of the international lines "London - Brussel - Köln" and "Paris - Lille - Antwerpen"

From the railway station "Gent Sint-Pieters": Take tram 1 from the tunnel under the railway station (every 6 minutes), get off at the "'Korenmarkt" and cross the river "Leie" via the bridge "Sint-Michielshelling". Turn around the Saint Michaels church. "Het Pand" is situated next to the church.

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By car
Entering Ghent from the E40 or the E17, follow the parking-route to P7, "Sint Michiels Parking". This parking is only 50 m away from 'Het Pand'.
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