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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 Oostduinkerke

Aquafun OostduinkerkeAquafun Oostduinkerke

The 2,000 sqm and completely renovated Aquafun is the ideal place if you want a break from salt water. In the wave pool you'll feel like you're in the sea. Afterwards you can speed down the Black Hole, a slide in the dark with light and sound effects. Admission to Aquafun is free every day of your ...

Polderstraat 158, Oostduinkerke
tel. +32 582 373 11
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Villa Les Zéphyrs

Villa Les Zéphyrs, where time has stood still in the 30s. Between the two world wars the villa was used as holiday accommodation by a doctor's family from Ghent. By protecting it and remodeling it like it was back then, it quickly became a heritage site that is highly appreciated by visitors and ...

Henri Jasparlaan 173, Westende-bad
tel. 059 319 128
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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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Crafts Museum Florishof

Crafts Museum Florishof

Florishof wants to colorfully emphasize the village-folk life of the last century. Around the chapel is an inn, the shops, the school, the fashion studio and the interior of the oldest, in its original state preserved, fishing house of the municipality.

Koksijdesteenweg 24, Oostduinkerke
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Kursaal Oostende

Kursaal OostendeKursaal 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 ...

Oosthelling 12, Oostende
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Plopsaland

PlopsalandPlopsaland

Plopsaland De Panne is a vast theme park at the Belgian coast. Enjoy the thrills of some 40 attractions and the magical environment in which they’re set! Imagine you’re a brave knight and enter the Castle Zone to go for a ride on the Dragon’s ...

Buy tickets online De Pannelaan 68, De Panne
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tel. +32 584 202 02
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Museum Ship Amandine

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 ...

Vindictivelaan, Oostende
tel. +32 592 343 01
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Wellington track

Wellington trackWellington 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 ...

Koningin Astridlaan 12, 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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Coastal History Museum - De Oude Post

Coastal History Museum - De Oude PostCoastal History Museum - De Oude Post

What was it like to spent a day at the sea in those times? How did tourism come about? The 'Kusthistories' (Coastal History) museum takes you back to the coastal past and uses modern presentation techniques. Get to know beautiful coastal posters and swimwear from a bygone era.

Joseph Casselaan 1, Middelkerke
tel. +32 593 197 97
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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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Fort Napoleon

Fort NapoleonFort 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. ...

Vuurtorenweg, Oostende
tel. 059 320 048
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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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King Albert Memorial

King Albert MemorialKing Albert Memorial

The King Albert Memorial is a war memorial in the Belgian coastal town of Nieuwpoort. It is just outside the old town, on the right bank of the IJzer, at the the Ganzepoot. The monument was erected in 1938, designed by Julien de Ridder, in honor of King Albert I and Belgian troops in the ...

IJzermonding, Nieuwpoort
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