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The Richest Religious Institution in Belgium during the Middle Ages

There is so much history in this cloister and all that for us to explore for just 5 Euros. I could... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
Fun place

Although the first thing to see is an brief display about the monastery's history in Dutch, the fun... read more

Reviewed September 15, 2016
Fovantboy
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Salisbury
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Koninklijke Prinslaan 8, Koksijde 8670, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't waste your time. The remains look very unimpressive. Better to go to Rufford Abbey in Nottinghamshire.

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

There is so much history in this cloister and all that for us to explore for just 5 Euros. I could share with you all the historical events, but then I would make you very sleepy. Instead I will share with you what I enjoyed...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

Although the first thing to see is an brief display about the monastery's history in Dutch, the fun starts when you get to the ruins. They have set up equipment for playing mediaeval style skittles, croquet and boules, which occupied us for half an hour...More

Thank Fovantboy
Reviewed July 18, 2016

This museum shows the original items found at the site. There is a nice movie, and ruins of the abbey can be seen. The cafe has decent prices, and St.-Idesbald beer, named after a saint from here. There is a silverware collection from the 19th...More

Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed July 31, 2013

Koksijde is a seaside resort which has three marvellous museums: Abdijmuseum Ten Duinen, Delvaux museum and Visserij museum. When the weather isn’t fit for sunbathing on the beach they are a perfect place to spend a few interesting hours enriching your cultural and historic “baggage”...More

3  Thank MarKno
Reviewed February 13, 2012

The 12th century Cistercian Abbey of Our Lady of the Dunes (Ten Duinen), located in the present-day municipality of Koksijde, among the sand hills between Dunkirk and Nieuwpoort, offers a glimpse into what monastic life was like in the early mediaeval period. Most of the...More

3  Thank Lycomedes
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