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Ghent or Antwerp for 2 nights?

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We have only done daytrips to both cities over 10 years ago, but we have this memory of how comfortable and cosy Ghent was with some imposing/ dramatic architecture in some areas. We do remember Antwerp having a lot more beautiful architecture but it felt less comfortable with more urban neglect especially when we walked towards the waterfront. I wonder if our memory was actually inaccurate or perhaps colored by our mood, weather or food when we were there. Anyone care to advise on which city is better to spend 2 nights? We always drive in Belgium and have never taken the train there. We are light in museum more into food, cafés and outdoor strolling.

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