Sights

Aquafun 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 holiday park De Haan. It is accessible ...

Wenduinesteenweg 150, De Haan
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Visserskapel Onze Live Vrouwe ter Duinen

De huidige kapel dateert van 1736. De kapel was een geliefde bedevaartsplaats van de Vlaamse vissers. Er hangen naast vele ex-voto’s, foto’s van sloepen, dikwijls met de namen en foto’s van de scheepsramp. In de gemetselde grot naast de kapel worden jaarlijks talloze kaarsen gebrand. Elk jaar op de derde zondag van mei wordt een bedevaart gehouden. Er is ook een altaar voor het houden van ...

Kapelstraat, Bredene
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Heemkundig museum Turkeyenhof

Het Turkeyenhof is een gerestaureerde hoeve uit 1737 in klassieke polderhoevestijl met een hoogkamer boven de voorraadkelder. Voor de gemeentelijke heemkring Ter Cuere is het ook heemhuis en documentatiecentrum. De museumhoeve bestaat uit een woonhuis, bakhuis, schuur, wagenkot en hondenhok. Het museum beschikt eveneens over een indrukwekkende verzameling Noordzeeschelpen, fossielen en mammoet ...

Heemkundig museum
Zegelaan 42, Bredene
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Watertoren Bredene

Climb the tower and enjoy the view.

Dorpstraat 1-33, Bredene
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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 shrimps...

Visserskaai, Oostende
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Koninklijke 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 construction and 77 arches which are partly separated by a glass wall. In this way people going for ...

Koning Boudewijnpromenade, Oostende
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Fort Napoleon

At the end of the 18th century France annexed Belgium. Napoleon feared an attack from England at the port of Ostend and therefore built an impressive fort in the dunes in 1811. A British attack never happened. After that, the fort mainly functioned as an armory and a location for the French army. And after the fall of Napoleon in 1814, it fell prey to theft and vandalism. In both world wars ...

Vuurtorenweg, Oostende
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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 tried to design the garden in such a way that makes you really feel like you're in Japan. The ...

Koningin Astridlaan, Oostende
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Three-master Mercator

Climb aboard the mighty Mercator and explore a training ship that sailed the globe in 41 voyages, covering almost every ocean on earth! Learn about her scientific missions and see how this beautiful vessel became a salty symbol of Belgium. If this ship could talk she would speak of every ocean in the world, and the many ports she called at before WWII. Designed by Arctic explorer Adrien de ...

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Bellewaerde

Looking for a fun and entertaining trip for the whole family? Visit Bellewaerde and enjoy the perfect balance between adventure, thrills and discovery. Squealing with fun in the nicest attractions, admiring exotic animals and unwinding in beautiful nature? In Bellewaerde you can do it all, in 1 singe day! Small or a little less small? Bellewaerde has attractions for ...

Museum Ship Amandine

The Amandine 0.129 was the last IJslandvaarder and reminds the most infamous period in the Flemish fishing history when the fishermen went after the finest and tastiest fish in the icy waters around Iceland. Many coastal residents gave their lives. The IJslandvaarder was purchased by the city of Ostend and is now completely renovated. The most modern audio-visual techniques are implemented to ...

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Scenic Park Raversyde

A diverse landscape of water, reed land, pastures, meadows, plantings and woodland, invites visitors to an exploratory walk. each season brings something new to discover: spring flowers, summery meadows, migratory birds in autumn and winter, visitors fill up the annual calendar. Raversyde is also home to a rescue centre for birds and wild animals (VOC ...

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 642, Oostende
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Wellington track

Since it was built in 1883 the Wellington track has welcomed many visitors. Partly because of its special location on the Royal Galleries the horse race track has much respect. Therefore many high-ranking guests have attended one or more races. Some come to try their luck and others come to party and meet people. Today the Ostend race track is also known as Wellington Hippodrome or ...

Koningin Astridlaan 12, Oostende
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Kursaal Oostende

The fourth Kursaal (Casino) of Oostende is a highlight in the architecture of the 1950s. It is characterised by a modernistic design combined with neoclassical elements on the front façade. The architect Stijnen created an avant-garde building that was aimed at transparency and simplicity. Many changes were made to the original design. Fifty years ...

Oosthelling 12, Oostende
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Sea Life Blankenberge

Sea Life Blankenberge gives you the opportunity to see the magical underwater world. You will get to stand face to face with all kinds animals living in the sea such as sharks, sea turtles, sea horses and many other species. The best feature is the 8-metres long tunnel under water, by means of which you see around 70 species of fish ...

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