Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Aalst, Belgium


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 2.4 km
Ascend 23 m
Descend 23 m

Explore Aalst in Belgium with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Sight 1: Kapel Sint-Antonius van Padua

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The Chapel of Saint Anthony of Padua is a neo-baroque chapel in the beguinage of Aalst in East Flanders. The chapel is dedicated to Anthony of Padua.

Wikipedia: Kapel Sint-Antonius van Padua (Aalst) (NL), Heritage Website

417 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Sint-Martinuskerk

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St. Martin's Church is a Roman Catholic church, located in the Belgian city of Aalst. Until the construction of St. Joseph's Church in 1868, it was the only parish church in Aalst.

Wikipedia: Sint-Martinuskerk (Aalst) (NL), Heritage Website

180 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 3: Standbeeld Dirk Martens (de zwette maan)

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Dirk Martens was a printer and editor in the County of Flanders. He published over fifty books by Erasmus and the very first edition of Thomas More's Utopia. He was the first to print Greek and Hebrew characters in the Netherlands. In 1856 a statue of Martens was erected on the main square of the town of his birth, Aalst.

Wikipedia: Dirk Martens (EN)

28 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 4: Belfort

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The Schepenhuis of Aalst, East Flanders, Belgium, is a former city hall, one of the oldest in the Low Countries. Dating originally from 1225, it was partially rebuilt twice as a result of fire damage, first after a 1380 war and again after a fireworks accident in 1879.

Wikipedia: Schepenhuis, Aalst (EN), Heritage Website

1767 meters / 21 minutes

Sight 5: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Bijstandkerk

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The Church of Our Lady of Assistance is a Roman Catholic place of worship, located on the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwplein in the Belgian city of Aalst.

Wikipedia: Onze-Lieve-Vrouw van Bijstandkerk (Aalst) (NL), Heritage Website


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