Oostende Local Customs

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  • 1. Museums

    THE MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS. Different works of art from Ostend such as Ensor, Permeke, Spilliaert, Finch, De Clerck, etc.. there’s a large variety of works from Belgian masters from 1830 until...

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  • 3. If You Need A Laundrette

    Not something I've had to use here, yet, but always useful to know. There's a laundrette (wassalon) at Langestraat 54, part of the Ter Weide apartments...

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  • 4. A Very Powerful Piece Of Imagery

    This is a sculpture in the Maria Henrikapark by the African-American artist Michael Ray Charles. It is part of his "Forever Free" series which examines racial...

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  • 5. Toerisme Oostende

    The modern Oostende markets itself as a year-round tourist destination, not just a summer seaside resort. As such there's always something happening and at the...

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  • 6. Civic Pride

    One thing that's immediately apparent when visiting Oostende is how clean and tidy the town is even when you get a little off the beaten path and explore the...

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  • 7. Where To Post Your Postcard

    If you've bought your postcard at Huis Vierstaete, written it at Taverne The Cliff then the easiest place to post it is at the railway station. There are...

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  • 8. Where To Sit And Write Your Postcard

    If having bought your postcard from Huis Vierstraete on the square in front of the St Peter and Paul church you then want somewhere to sit and write it, ideally...

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  • 9. Where To Get Your Postcards And Stamps

    Whilst there are plenty of places to buy postcards, and all of them also sell stamps, I was particularly impressed by Huis Vierstraete on the square in front of...

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  • 10. Newyearsdive

    Every year at the beginning of January the newyearsdive takes place at the beach of Oostende. In recent years it has become a big media event. Its also...

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  • 11. Paulusfeesten

    Some 20 years ago a group of friends found it a pity that Christmas happens in wintertime, so you can't celebrate outside. They started celebrating Christmas in...

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  • 12. Beach Houses

    In the month of april, locals can bid in a kind of auction for the rent of a small beach cabine. It costs up to 1000 euro's (and more). Some people even have a...

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  • 13. THIS MUST BE YOUR FIRST STOP.....

    Always go here first and your stay will be a piece of cake!!!! and as nice........and please, don't forget to send me a piece........postcards are so welcome...

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  • 14. mmmmm eating related? I better...

    mmmmm eating related? I better put it again in the cultural tips !Along the kay, you can find a lot of these little markets who sell all kinds of fish.The sport...

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  • 15. Eating goes with meeting !And...

    Eating goes with meeting !And it is one of our most famous cultural occupations!Visit the resto-section!

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  • 16. It seems to be a habbit at...

    It seems to be a habbit at Oostende that the host has to take care the guest are getting fed ! (don't mix with getting fed up, that is something different)Good...

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  • 17. well ok...we had the cultural...

    well ok...we had the cultural tip of eating of how to shop on the marketnow we missed this very important one!the drinking!!!You can't make a walk unless you...

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  • 18. Office de Promotion du Tourisme

    Monacoplein 28400 Ostend in front of the Casino-Kursaal email info@toerisme-oostende.be

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  • 19. North Sea Aquarium

    North Sea Aquarium - The North Sea is home to an amazing variety of sea life and this aquarium in Ostend is a fantastic place to see it. LOCATION : Visserskaai.

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