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Dendermonde is a city in East Flanders. The small-sized city has about 45,000 inhabitants. It is strategically located between the bigger cities of Ghent (Gent), Mechelen and Brussels.


  • 1 Tourist Office, Grote Markt, +329 5221 39 56, . October 1-March 31 on weekdays: 10:00-12:00 and 13:30-16:30, April 1-September 30 on weekdays: 10:00-12:00 and 13:30-18:00, July & August: every day from 10:00 until 18:00.

Get in

By train: Dendermonde is an important node in Flanders' railroad network. Connections from many major cities such as Brussels, Ghent, Mechelen and Lokeren. By car: The main road is N47 (Lokeren-Asse).

Get around

Since the historical city center is rather small it is very possible to cover all distances on foot. However, if you would be interested going outside the town center a rent bicycle is recommended. It is possible to rent a bike for free for the first 24 hours with the Blue Bike service. This service point is located right next to the train station. One side note: before renting a bike one must first obtain a Blue Bike card which costs €10. There are several Blue Bike centers across Belgium so if you are planning to visit several towns this may be a very good investment.


  • Market square (Grote Markt). As the main square of the city this square functioned as the main meeting and social point of the city for several ages. The city hall and the city museum are located right on this square.


  • Ros Beiaardommegang. Every ten years there is a big procession where Ros Beiaard, a huge wooden horse, is carried around the streets of Dendermonde.




Best beer in Dendermonde is Vicaris (



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