When you are visiting Ostend there are many famous and fun things to do and to visit. But we would like to share with you some of the hidden spots in Ostend. Because everyone knows where the sea is by now…
Japanese Garden – Koningspark
You wouldn’t expect it at the Belgian coast, but at only a short walk from Leopold Hotel Ostend you find a beautiful Japanese themed park. Make sure to look for the pond in the shape of a turtle! This is the heart of the garden.
Marvin Gaye Tour
Let yourself be swept away with the story of Marvin Gaye who arrived in Ostend on a boat in 1981. On this tour you will discover many hidden spots in Ostend and learn more about the interesting life story of Marvin Gaye through an iPod & headphones.
At the Central Station of Ostend you can take the ferry to Oosteroever. Not only is this a beautiful place to go for a walk, but you can also visit Fort Napoleon, a famous military monument in Flanders.
Shop ‘Ferm’ – Kappellestraat
Would you like to buy a specific souvenir to remember your visit to Ostend? Then you should stop by the boutique ‘Ferm’ and buy a fun t-shirt with typical sayings from Ostend such as ‘teusje’ or ‘moksje’. Do you know what this means?