Things to see and do - Dendermonde
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Dendermonde Travel guide
Dendermonde : Michelin's recommendations
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
Kerkstraat B - 9200 Dendermonde
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..
Grote-Markt B - 9200 Dendermonde
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 Onolfsdijk 12 B3 B - 9200 Dendermonde
Former fishermen's restaurant located on the Escaut embankment. Creative cuisine prepared by two people and served in a contemporary dining room, which is as fresh and bright as it is comfortable. Good choice of wines available.
Grote Markt 10 B - 9200 Dendermonde
On a corner of the Markt, this manor house has been revamped into a brasserie-style restaurant. It serves a good menu and is warm and luxurious with period pieces. Lounge-smoking room and courtyard leading to the river.
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..
Sint-Gillislaan 47 B - 9200 Dendermonde
This sumptuous residence was once home to a burgomaster and has since been converted into a trendy brasserie. A conservatory at the back looks out onto the garden and is part of the restaurant during the summer months.
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..