Category: Ostend

  • Barquentine Mercator

    Barquentine Mercator

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    Barquentine Mercator is a ship built in 1932, designed by the Antarctic explorer Adrien de Gerlache, Barquentine Mercator was named after Gerard Mercator who was a Flemish cartographer, Barquentine Mercator was in service as a training ship, Mercator made 41 voyages altogether as well as represented Belgium

  • Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk


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    Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk is known as the church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul, is a Roman Catholic Neo-Gothic church, Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk replaced the old St Peters church which burned down in 1896, King Leopold II laid the first stone in 1901, Sint-Petrus-en-Pauluskerk treasures include embroidered robes

  • Fort Napoleon, Ostend

    Fort Napoleon, Ostend

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    Fort Napoleon, Ostend is one of the last remaining polygonal forts from the Napoleonic era, Since 1995 the fort Napoleon is maintained by the Heritage Flanders that opened the museum to the public after five years of restoration, Fort Napoleon, Ostend

  • Lange Nelle Lighthouse

    Lange Nelle Lighthouse

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    Lange Nelle Lighthouse is a lighthouse in Oostende, Flanders, Belgium, its the tallest lighthouse in Europe standing at 190 ft and 213 ft above sea level, In 1994, the Lange Nelle lighthouse tower was painted white and blue waves, The Light from the lighthouse can be seen 50km Lange Nelle Lighthouse tower has 324 steps

  • 10 Interesting facts about Ostend

    10 Interesting facts about Ostend

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    Fun and Interesting facts about Ostend Comic Le Bal Du Rat Mort is about a dreadful invasion of rats and its set in Ostend. Ostend is connected to Bruges and Ghent by Canals. Ostend was the last Dutch stronghold in Belgium in 1583. During World War I Ostend was a major German Submarine base until…

  • Photographs of Ostend

    Photographs of Ostend

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    Ostend is a coastal city located in the west Flanders province of Belgian, Ostend is the largest coast city in Belgian. Information and Statistics  Total area: 37.72 km2 Postal codes: 8400 Area codes: 059 Official city website: Photographs     Location Ostend, Flemish Region, Belgium Coordinates: 51°14′N 02°55′E