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You can walk on the seawall to catch a breath of fresh air. Even though in summer Ostend is quite popular amongst tourists, you may prefer the coastal city in winter for being less-crowded.
The Visserskaai is a recommended place in Ostend. This small harbor does not only have many stalls selling fresh fish but is the location of the Mercator, a three-master once used to discover new places in the world.
On a sunny day, be sure not to miss out on a walk through the Maria Hendrika Park.
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Kortrijk is a city of Belgian situated in West Flander. This city lies beside the River Leie. The history of this city can be traced back to Roman times. The name of this city was Cortoriacum at that time. Normans demolished this city and Baldwin III constructed it again in the 10th century. The town became an important centre of trade and at its height had a population of about 200,000.
The river Leie flows from France and meets Kortrijk at Broeltorens. Broeltorens is the name of two towers which were built during the medieval period. These towers are the only reflections of the magnificent construction of the city. Unfortunately, everything else was destructed by the army of Louis XIV of France in 1684. These towers were constructed during the 12th and 13th century. The area situated between K Kortrijk and Deinze, along with the bank of river Leie, is famous for the production of Flax.
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