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Plopsaqua

PlopsaquaPlopsaqua

Plunge into the wonderful water world of Plopsaqua! Are you ready for a brand new adventure with Vicky the Viking? Then come take a dive into the wonderful water world of Plopsaqua! Boat along through the breathtaking whitewater river in a magical snowy landscape, or discover a range of water ...

Buy tickets online De Pannelaan 68, Adinkerke
tel. +32 584 202 02
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Aquafun De Haan

Aquafun De HaanAquafun De Haan

Aquafun in Sunparks de Haan offers waterfun for the whole family. During your stay access to waterfun is free everyday. Aquafun is open everyday from 10am to 6pm. Imagine all of this while in the middle of lush vegetation, in a gentle subtropical heat. The Swimming Pool is on ...

Wenduinesteenweg 150, De Haan
tel. +32 504 295 96
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Vistrap

Vistrap

An open-air fish market, created by the commercialisation of the port in the 19th century. De Vistrap is open daily, except on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and when it has been stormy at sea. Already very early in the morning, you can find fresh North Sea fish and Ostend grey ...

Visserskaai, Oostende
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Mu.Zee

Mu.ZeeMu.Zee

Mu.ZEE ... the art museum at sea where is always something to discover! Mu.ZEE houses a unique collection of Belgian art from 1830 to date and this particular collection makes it one of a kind. The changing collection presentations and an active exhibition policy and communication with the ...

Romestraat 11, Oostende
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City Museum Ostend

City Museum Ostend

The City Museum of Ostend houses a sea of stories. The City Museum guides you through the fascinating story of Ostend and also takes a look at the future. Many objects, posters, documents and multimedia applications reveal the secrets behind the urban development, tourism, fisheries, harbor and ...

Langestraat 69, Oostende
tel. 059 516 721
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Koninklijke Gaanderijen

Koninklijke GaanderijenKoninklijke Gaanderijen

King Leopold II commissioned the French architect Charles Girault to design the Royal Galleries. They linked the Royal Chalet to the entrance to the Wellington Race Course and were completed in 1906. The galleries extend over a length of 381.8 metres and comprise 343 metres of a linear double-nave ...

Koning Boudewijnpromenade, Oostende
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Three-master Mercator

Three-master MercatorThree-master Mercator

The Mercator was the training ship for the officers of the Belgian merchant navy, in service from 1932 to 1960. Now the ship is at anchor in Ostend, where it is maintained in its original state. You can visit include the dorms, the mess of the Cadets and the operating room. The audio guide leads ...

Mercatordok, Oostende
tel. +32 597 056 54
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Japanese Garden Shin Kai Tei

The name Shin Kai Tei refers to a piece of Japan in Ostend. Prince Philip opened the Japanese garden in 2001. King's Park, which is not far from the royal villa, was chosen as the best place for the development of the more than 2,500 square meters of garden. Japanese architect Takashi Sawano has ...

Koningin Astridlaan, Oostende
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Jachthaven Oostende

Jachthaven OostendeJachthaven Oostende

The Royal Yacht Club Ostend, the oldest yachtclub of Belgium. Ostend, with its 9 km of sandy beaches and its burstling shoppingcentre, is the largest and most popular resort of the Belgian coast. Our marina is situated at the end of the ...

Dokter Eduard Moreauxlaan, 2, Oostende
tel. +32 593 214 52
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Lighthouse Lange Nelle Oostende

Lighthouse Lange Nelle OostendeLighthouse Lange Nelle Oostende

De Lange Nelle is the lighthouse of Oostende. It is one of the four still functioning lighthouses along the Belgian coast; the others are Newport, Blankenberge Heist. The tower extends 65 meters above the sea and ...

Vuurtorendok-West, Oostende
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North Sea Aquarium

North Sea AquariumNorth Sea Aquarium

On the fishermen's wharf in Ostend is the educational North Sea Aquarium. A rich variety of sea flora and fauna, usually with exotic azure blue seas can be seen here. The diversity of the inhabitants of the North Sea can easily be overlooked. Compared to many of the imaginative tropical ...

Visserskaai, Oostende
tel. 059 321 669
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James Ensor museum

James Ensor museumJames Ensor museum

The Ensor House is the house where James Ensor resided during the last 32 years of his life. The bulk of his work saw the light of day in the little work shop which he set up in the garret of his parent’s house. Furthermore James Ensor museum is near the following sights: ...

Vlaanderenstraat 27, Oostende
tel. +32 598 053 35
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Atlantikwall

AtlantikwallAtlantikwall

De Atlantikwall is één van de topattracties aan de kust en één van de drie musea op Raversyde. De meer dan 60 aanwezige bunkers, observatieposten en geschutstellingen en de 2 km open of onderaardse gangen vormen samen één van de best bewaarde delen van de beruchte Duitse ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
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Anno 1465

Anno 1465Anno 1465

The lost fishing village of Walraversijde is one of the most important archaeological sites in Flanders and one of the best-studied medieval fishing communities in Europe. This medieval settlement has been examined systematically since April 1992 in cooperation with the Flanders Heritage Agency. ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 636, Oostende
tel. +32 597 022 85
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St. Peter and Paul Church

St. Peter and Paul ChurchSt. Peter and Paul Church

The neo-Gothic St. Peter and Paul's church was designed by the Belgian architect Louis Delacenserie. A man who had a lot of fame during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The train station in Antwerp was also by his design. This Ostend church has many interesting and exceptional details. ...

Visserskaai, Oostende
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