Within minutes of touring the Ghent neighborhood you will see why so many Norfolk residents have chosen Ghent as their home. Ghent offers a unique variety of historic homes, lively parks, and cultural attractions to offer endless opportunities for things to do while being surrounded by rich history.
The Ghent Area includes the neighborhoods of Ghent, West Ghent, East Ghent, Ghent Square and the Ghent Commercial district in Norfolk, Virginia. Adjacent to Downtown Norfolk and the Freemason District the Ghent neighborhood is ideally located and within walking distance to entertainment, restaurants, shops, boutiques and Art Galleries. This historic neighborhood has evolved over the past 100 plus years and is a charming and exciting place to live, work and play.
The neighborhood is also home to Norfolk’s largest medical complex containing Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, Sentara Heart Hospital, Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters, and Eastern Virginia Medical School.
Whether you are a life-long Ghent native or are just moving to the neighborhood for the first time, please follow the links in this section to help guide you to the wonderful rewards of living in Ghent, Norfolk.