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Ghent

Ghent is filled with character, culture and delicious cuisine — not to mention tons of eclectic eateries, unique shops, art galleries and antique stores.

Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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African American History in Norfolk

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Fine Dining

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Shopping in Norfolk

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Group Packages

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History in Norfolk

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Seafood in the City

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Open Late

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Coffee and Desserts

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Weekend Away

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Museums

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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Shop Like a Local

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Public Arts and Galleries

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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Events

Every season is event season in Norfolk, See what’s on deck in Ghent and plan your visit!

Mar082024

30th Annual Shamrockin’ In Ghent

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Mar132024

The Cancelled Podcast Tour

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The Latest

Check out the latest, and greatest, happenings in Norfolk’s Ghent neighborhood.

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Our Favorite Unknown Things to See in Norfolk, VA Right Now

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Best Ways to Stay Fit at your Norfolk Convention

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Date Night on Colley Avenue

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Cozy Outdoor Dining with Heaters in Norfolk

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10 Reasons You Should Travel To Norfolk, VA!

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Attractions

Don’t miss these must-see attractions while you’re in Historic Ghent.

Mermaid Factory

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Elite European Day Spa

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Fort Norfolk

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Kate Thomas Art

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Historic Martin Mansion

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Pinot’s Palette

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Gallery 21

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Gallerie Ukwensi

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Board & Brush

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Color Me Mine

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Elizabeth River Trail

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The Naro Expanded Cinema

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The Harbor Gallery

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Savarnas

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Changes Day Spa

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Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

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Latitude Climbing + Fitness

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Thank You Gallery

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Restaurants

They call Norfolk, “The City With Bite.” Find out why by trying a couple of these places while in Ghent.

Town Center Cold Pressed. Ghent

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Five Boroughs Restaurant

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350 Grace

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Yorgos Bageldashery

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Peck & Pour

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Urban Bite

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Neighborhood Guide

Norfolk is a unique city made up of bustling neighborhoods that each have their own character and vibe. From historic neighborhoods like Ghent to the urban waterfront of Downtown, Norfolk’s neighborhoods have something for everyone. 

Downtown

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Freemason

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NEON District

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Ghent

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Chelsea

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Park Place / Railroad District

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Riverview

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Larchmont / Lochhaven

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Oceanview

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Military Highway / Airport

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