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Tongeren

  • Resort type: City resort
  • Landscape: Town, Riverside
  • What to do: Wellness Tourism, Historical & Architectural Monuments, Hiking, Rafting & Kayaking, Shopping
Tongeren
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Tongeren is a city in Belgium. This resort is situated on the shore of the Jeker River in Limburg Province.

Tongeren has a century-old history and can boast of unique architecture. This is the reason why the city attracts the lovers of the excursion tourism. The tourists will see one of the largest buildings in the city - Basilica of Our Lady of Tongerenskoy. This building was first mentioned in 964 and now it is a UNESCO site.

An excursion tour includes a visit to the Church of Saint Catherine built in a Gothic style. Inside, there are pictures, sculptures and frescoes by the Flemish masters.

You will learn more about the city and the country in Gallo-Roman Museum. Its collections are devoted to the centuries-old history of the mankind.

The active tourists can go rafting on the Jeker River. The wellness tourists will want to go to Thermen Sane.

The shoppers can make purchases on Tongeren Flea Market and Antiek-en Brocantemarkt. You will surely enjoy your meals in such restaurants as Magis, De Mijlpaal and Alter Mezzo. At night, ChuckWagon Bar-B-Que and Au Phare open their doors.