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Discover the coolest places in Ostend to make TikToks

Street art in Ostend

Public Art Collection in the streets



Ostend during The Great War

Provinciedomein 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. Walk through two world wars in bunkers and trenches … Glimpse into the life of the 15th-century fishing families of Walraversijde.

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Upcoming events

Exhibition: Over Permeke. Met de klankkleur van een basviool

Venetiaanse Gaanderijen

06/06/20 to 08/11/20

James Ensor Recomposed by Athos Burez

The James Ensor House

28/10/20 to 10/01/21

Gift Wrapping Bar


27/11/20 to 03/01/21

Ostend Film Festival 2021

15/01/21 to 23/01/21

Ostend at Anchor 2021

Port of Ostend

27/05/21 to 30/05/21

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