Monastery of the Carmelite Fathers
In the neighbourhood
More than 1000 plant species, a bee colony and live tarantulas in the Garden.
This may surprise many locals, but the city boasts a beautiful nature reserve: Bourgoyen-Ossemeersen is a 230-hectare flood area that provides a vital migratory winter habitat for hundreds of species of birds.
Numerous renowned painters, sculptors and writers went to their final resting place on this 19 metre-high burial mound.