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Top Bezienswaardigheden Dendermonde

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Stadhuis, Belfort en Lakenhalle
1 - Stadhuis, Belfort en Lakenhalle

The Town Hall, the former Cloth Hall, is a showpiece of Flemish medieval architecture. Especially during the summer months, the Town Hall looks beautiful, decorated with colorful flowers and with the eleven heraldic flags. In the City Hall, visitors can get acquainted with the beautiful interior and the numerous paintings of the Dendermond painting school. The Belfry, which was protected by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1999, has been home to a carillon since the 16th century.

Begijnhofmuseum en museum voor Volkskunde
2 - Begijnhofmuseum en museum voor Volkskunde

In the beguinage museum and folklore museum, you can get acquainted with everyday life as it took place here in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries: the household, housing, work, recreation. In short, life itself. In beguinage houses number 11 and number 25 rooms were reconstructed and in number 25 the Museum of Folklore was opened in the remaining rooms. The museum was later expanded with number 24, the infirmary from 1709.

Mechelse Poort
3 - Mechelse Poort

Like its twin brother, the Brusselse Poort, the Mechelse Poort from 1822 belonged to an entrance complex in the defensive wall. On the city side, it was flanked by two waiting rooms. Through the (now restored) arch you walked over the inner bridge to the Ravelijn. On it stood the outer gate from where you reached the road towards Mechelen via the outer bridge.

4 - Gevangenis

In 1860-1863 a new state prison was built in Sint-Jacobsstraat. This prison has three wings and has three floors. The total capacity is approximately 160 male detainees.

Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
5 - Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

The Church of Our Lady is a true treasure trove of religious art! You will find paintings by Flemish masters such as Antoon van Dyck, Gaspar de Crayer and David Teniers the Elder. The church is a beautiful example of Scheldt Gothic.

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