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The Kusttram

Nieuwpoortsesteenweg 110, Ostend 8400, Belgium
059 56 52 11
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Ranked #7 of 20 attractions in Ostend
Type: Trams
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Eindhoven
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

for only €5 you get unlimited travel in the coastal area. No parking problems sufficient stops and mostly not overcrowded.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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151 reviews 151 reviews
54 attraction reviews
159 helpful votes 159 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We had to go from the main station to the open museum. Buying a ticket on the tram wasn't possible, so we got off and tried to find where, and it was inside a building. Once on the train, after 15 minutes of riding, when we wanted to get off, we just stood and waited for the tram to stop,... More

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Graz, Austria
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

It's cheap and an easy way to go along the coast. I was expecting to get a nice view of the coastline. Unfortunately, the coast seems to consist mostly of buildings, but there are a view scenic villages to visit and walk along the coast.

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Kilkenny
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41 reviews 41 reviews
3 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Would recommend this while near the belgian coast , only e 5 per person & tram every 15 minutes you can get off anywhere you like some lovely places along the route

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Luxembourg
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85 reviews 85 reviews
42 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

With a daypass you can visit the whole Flemish coast, from La Panne to Knokke, and see the different cities and villages, which all have a different athmosphere.

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Honefoss, Norway
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

The coastal tram along the western coast of Belgia is a relaxed and enjoyable ride. I went with a group of 7 from Norway and visited several towns and smaller villages along the line, mostly on a three carriage tramride. Sometimes on a full tram, or half-full or quarter-full, but containing friendly fellow passengers with a relaxed attitude. With just... More

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Oostende - België
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

much too crowded and never runs on time. Not very clean. In other words, not recommandable for foreign travellers.

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Oostende, belgium
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

if you want the see the sea, take the direction of De Panne, from Oostende. It can be quite busy, runs every 10 minutes or more frequent in summer. it is good value for money and unique.

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Hong Kong, China
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

not only the tram, but also the busses decrease their trip frequency from an average of 20mins-intervals to 1hour-intervals after around 8pm. this probably happens after 9pm during the weekends. but even so, nothing much runs after 12 midnight. the touristic season may not have started, but still, for people in ostend to be subject to such a horrible means... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

We decided to give the tram a try after reading other reviews-we didn't expect it to be sooo busy in the middle of the day!!! Unfortunately some vehicles have large advertisements on the side which obscure the view from some windows(even though the painting is of the mesh type and supposedly visible through) so if one of them comes along... More

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