Things to see and do - Dendermonde
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Dendermonde Travel guide
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Dendermonde, meaning "mouth of the Dender", is strategically placed at the confluence of the Dender and Escaut rivers. In 1667, Louis XIV was forced to abandon his siege of the town when its inhabitants flooded it. Dendermonde suffered badly after the fall of Antwerp in 1914.
Tourist attractions Dendermonde : Things to see and do
This 13C-14C church, topped by an octagonal tower above the transept crossing, is a blend of Gothic, Brabant and Scaldian styles. The interior has fine works of art, including Van Dyck's Calvary and Adoration of the Sheperds paintings and another Ado..
Parts of this square have been rebuilt but it has retained its old character. It features the Town Hall, housed in a former cloth hall and rebuilt in the Flemish Renaissance style after 1945 (its 14C square belfry has corner turrets) and the Municipa..
Sint-Gillislaan 47 B - 9200 Dendermonde
A burgomaster used to live in this plush home converted into a trendy brasserie. To the rear, a veranda overlooks the garden. The menu features traditional recipes, fresh produce, generous portions and a multitude of flavours.
Bogaerdstraat 20 B - 9200 Dendermonde
Paul Mariën has enjoyed a star-studded career for over 20 years and has patiently transformed his restaurant into one of the best in the region. His secret lies in fine produce, a sprinkling of exotic influences and a masterful command of culinary Fr..
Hoofdstraat 175 B - 9200 Appels
As you bicycle along the banks of the Escaut, Appelsveer cannot fail to be a welcoming sight. Take a seat on the terrace and enjoy the Dendermonde countryside. Here, peruse the wine list on an iPad as you nibble on a few appetisers, before tucking in..
Koning Albertstraat 29 B - 9200 Dendermonde
The Da Vinci is depicted by an elegant modern decor and a predominantly silver colour scheme. The dishes feature high quality ingredients and rich flavours. Choice of two menus only.
Grote Markt 10 B - 9200 Dendermonde
With the Markt on one side and the Dender on the other, this comfortable town house offers a mixture of decorative period features (marble fireplaces) of neo-Baroque and modern minimalist inspiration. The splendid setting has inspired the chef to exp..