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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.

Public Arts and Galleries

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Multicultural Experiences in Norfolk

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Festivals in Norfolk

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Cuisine and Cocktails in Norfolk

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Fine Dining

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Pet Friendly Activities

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Norfolk’s Top BBQ Joints

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LGBTQ+ Things To Do In Norfolk

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Arts and Entertainment in Norfolk

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Outdoor Dining

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Weekend Away

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Shop Like a Local

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Group Packages

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Museums

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LGBTQ+ Resources

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Seafood in the City

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Family Time in Norfolk

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Bikeable Norfolk

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Being On The Water In Norfolk

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African American History in Norfolk

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Nightlife in Norfolk

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Coffee and Desserts

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Outdoor Recreation In Norfolk

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Shopping in Norfolk

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History in Norfolk

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Open Late

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Events

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

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Ghent Farmers Market

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Tidewater Blues Monday Night Blues Dancing

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Summer Market at Afterglow

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The Latest

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

The Best International Cuisine in Norfolk, VA (According to the Locals)

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Norfolk Bakeries Specializing in Wedding Cakes

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10 Reasons You Should Travel To Norfolk, VA!

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Romantic Getaway to Norfolk

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9 Must-Try Cocktail Bars in Norfolk, VA

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Valentine’s Day in Norfolk

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Attractions

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

Changes Day Spa

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Mermaids on Parade / Mermaid Trail

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Fort Norfolk

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Mermaid Factory

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Christ & St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

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Pinot’s Palette

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Board & Brush

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Latitude Climbing + Fitness

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Savarnas

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Kate Thomas Art

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Gallerie Ukwensi

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Historic Martin Mansion

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The Naro Expanded Cinema

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Norfolk Tour Company

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Gallery 21

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Color Me Mine

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Thank You Gallery

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Elite European Day Spa

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Elizabeth River Trail

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The Harbor 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.

Colley Cantina

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Kobros Coffee

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Nazef Char-Grill & Hookah Bar

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Doumar’s

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Catnip Cat Cafe

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Island Krave Caribbean Bistro

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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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