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Cliffs at Etretat in France

Cliffs at Etretat

The cliffs at Etretat are part of the Alabaster coast in France. In this seaside town you can have a great view of the white cliffs and the natural archways that reach out into the sea.

Kapellbrücke in Lucerne

Kapellbrücke

The Kapellbrücke(Chapel Bridge) is a symbol of Lucerne and one of the most visited landmarks of Switzerland. It was built in 1333 as part of the city's fortifications and is the oldest wooden covered bridge in Europe.

Cubic Houses in Rotterdam

Cubic Houses Rotterdam

Designed by Piet Blom in 1984, the cubic houses are one of the most famous buildings in the world. The 32 houses are tilted 45 degrees, contain 3 floors and have a total area of 100 square metres.

Beersel Castle in Belgium

Beersel Castle

Beersel Castle, located in the South of Brussels, was built by Godfried van Hellebeke between 1300 and 1310. It has 3 massive watchtowers and is surrounded by a wide moat.

Manarola, Cinque Terre in Italy

Manarola

Manarola is part of the Cinque Terre in the Italian region of Liguria. The Cinque Terre consists of five villages located on the cliffs at the Mediterranean coast.

Ordingen Castle

Ordingen Castle


Ordingen Castle


Ordingen Castle


Ordingen Castle


Ordingen Castle


Ordingen Castle

Ordingen Castle was built around the 12th century. During its long history it was destroyed and rebuilt several times.

The gate house is from the 17th century. The single tower and house are from the 18th century and the main castle is build in the end of the 19th century.

After a long renovation Ordingen Castle now houses a hotel and restaurant.

Location: Ordingen-dorp 50, 3800 Sint-Truiden.


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Untitled #158



Untitled #158 is an artwork made by Aeneas Wilder in the landscape near the Monastery of Colen in Borgloon. The round construction refers to religion and reminds you of walking around a monastery.

Untitled #158 is part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places. Other projects can be seen here.

Location: Abbey Mariënlof, Colenstraat 1, Borgloon.


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Reading Between the Lines


Reading Between the Lines


Reading Between the Lines


Reading Between the Lines


Reading Between the Lines


Reading Between the Lines is a project by Belgian architects Pieterjan Gijs and Arnout Van Vaerenbergh. The see-through church is part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places.

The project is 10 metres high and consists of 100 stacked layers of steel plate in the shape of a church. The church is transformed into a transparent object, this makes the landscape always visible throughout the construction.

Location: walking path between the Sint-Truidersteenweg and the Romeinse Kassei. If you come by car, park on the parking at Sint-Truidersteenweg between Grootloonstraat and Neremstraat and continue by foot. From the parking you can follow the orange, blue, yellow or green walking route.


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Tree Tents

Tree Tents


Tree Tents

These tear shaped tree tents in Borgloon are are part of Pit, a project of Z33 - house for contemporary art - which brings art in public places. The four tents are made by Dutch artist Dré Wapenaar and provide an alternative form of accomodation to spend the night in the region.

Reservations can be made at tourism Borgloon by mail(toerisme@borgloon.be) or at the tourist information office(Markt z/n, 3840 Borgloon, Belgium). You can spend the night in a tree tent between April and October.

Location: Lane headed to the Castle of Hex (side street of Alfonsstraat), Bommershoven (Borgloon)


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C-Mine Genk

C-Mine Genk


C-Mine Genk


C-Mine Genk

Once an active coal mine, C-mine has transformed today into a creative centre with lots of activities to do.

Mining activity started in 1917, at its height, the mine employed 6250 miners. The high cost of coal production resulted in closing the mine in 1988.

Some of the original buildings can still be seen and visited today. The main building, the Energy Building, houses the visitor centre. Here you can start a tour through the building and learn more of its history. Highlight is a visit to the mine shaft, offering a beautiful panorama at a height of more than 60 m.

On the site of C-mine you can also find restaurants, an indoor playground, a culture centre, a cinema and various other businesses.

Location: Evence Coppeelaan 91, 3600 Genk, Belgium


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GaiaZoo

GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo


GaiaZoo

GaiaZoo, Located in the South of the Netherlands, is one of the best zoos in the Benelux. The zoo is named after Gaia, the Goddess of the Earth and follows the concept that the earth is one living planet. One of the main focuses of the zoo is on creating natural environments for the animals.

Inhabitants of the zoo include gorillas, giraffes, rhinos, wolfs, lions and many more. Beside an impressive collection of animals, the zoo has also a large indoor dinosaur park, a jungle tour, a petting zoo and great bird shows.

Location: Dentgenbachweg 105, 6468 PG Kerkrade, the Netherlands


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