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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
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
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
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
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.
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