In the heart of the city and, yet hidden and discovered by many visitors by accident, what Leake Street is to London, Werregaren Straat is to Ghent. Here is Ghent graffiti art central, with the building walls, columns and even metal railings all covered in a changing panorama of painted images being gazed at by guided groups of young trendy Far Eastern and other tourists.
Apparently the only street in Ghent where street art is legal, Werregaren Straat started as a fashion project in 1995. It is fun to explore, with a variety of different art and artists, changing all the time, some with an environmental twist. This is a street to walk up and down – a free contemporary art gallery in Ghent.