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BEAUFORT 21 - Pillage of the Sea

On the breakwater stands an outsized ´cairn´, a small tower of piled-up stones that serves as an orientation point for hikers and has a spiritual significance in many cultures. Rosa Barba creates a sculpture from piled-up sandbags, as an imaginary barrier against the rising sea level. Each stone…

Oostendse Smoefelroute

Verken de lekkerste korteketenadresjes in en rond Oostende met behulp van dit voor jou uitgestippeld fietslusje van 23,5 km. De route leidt jou niet enkel langs de mooiste plekken en bezienswaardigheden, ze laat je ook kennis maken met enkele (h)eerlijke 100% West-Vlaamse hoeve- en streekproducten…

BEAUFORT - Rock Strangers

Beaufort Sculpture Park
Rock Strangers – Arne Quinze (Beaufort 2012)

Arne Quinze developed a set of sculptures for the city of Ostend by the name of Rock Strangers. Strange objects that pop up at locations where you would least expect them, such as on the renewed…

BEAUFORT - Im Gebiss der Zeit

Beaufort Sculpture Park
Im Gebiss Der Zeit – Norbert Schwontkowski (Beaufort 2006)

German painter Schwontkowski created two paintings for the Church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul in Ostend. He directly applied the paintings to the window glass in the narthex, designed by…

BEAUFORT - (Forever free) Three Graces

Beaufort Sculpture Park
(Forever Free) Three Graces – Michael Ray Charles (Beaufort 2006)

African-American artist Michael Ray Charles installed (Forever Free) Three Graces in Maria Hendrika Park. Although the trio of sculptures refers to the three graces that symbolize beauty,…

Sint-Petrus- en Sint-Paulus Church

The church St.-Petrus- and Paulus is a neogotic church built in 1907 which consists of beautiful stained-glass windows. The tomb of Louise-Marie, the queen of Belgium who deceased in Oostende, is situated in the chapel of the main altar (only to be visited upon request).
The St.-Pieter's…

Koninklijke Gaanderijen

The Royal Galleries were finished in 1905. They are approximately 400 m long and served to protect the middle classes from sun and rain during their walks. They connected the Royal Pavilion with the Wellington racing track. In the beginning of the thirties, the Thermae Palace was built next to it…