Go back in time in Bokrijk

When you think of Belgian Limburg, you might also think of Bokrijk. This well-known attraction near Hasselt is a museum and park in one and is the ideal excursion for both adults and children. When you are in this open-air museum, you see buildings as they were during the First World War. You can see […]

Fashion Museum Hasselt

During a city trip to Hasselt, a visit to the Fashion Museum Hasselt is a must. You’ll find the most popular fashion trends of today and hundreds of years ago. From old designs like corsets to modern creations like mini skirts and crop tops: the expo has it all. Discover what your (great) grandparents used […]

Cycling through water

‘Cycling through Water’ in Bokrijk is a unique cycling experience in which you cycle more than 200 meters through a pond. The bike path opened in April 2016 and since then many cyclists and hikers have felt the magic of this place. In 2018, Time Magazine included Cycling Through Water in their list of World’s […]

Street Art in Hasselt

With more than 80 different works, Hasselt is the street art city par excellence. Walking through Hasselt you will come across one here and there: a large façade full of graffiti or a hidden gem of street art. They bring colour to Hasselt’s city centre. Yes, in Hasselt some walls and corners tell whole stories. […]

Japanese garden

The Japanese garden in Hasselt is with a total area of 2,5 hectares the largest Japanese Garden in Europe, which opened in 1992. It is a symbol of friendship between Hasselt and its Japanese twin city, Itami in Hyogo Prefecture. It was laid out by the landscape architect Inoue Takuyuki and planted by visiting Japanese craftsmen according […]

Herkenrode abbey

In and around the old farmsteads of Herkenrode Abbey there is a great deal to see and do. Visit the visitors’ centre, or go on a walk or a bike trip to explore the magnificent countryside around the abbey. Bikes are available for hire. The contemporary herb garden measures 2 hectares. Come and visit to […]