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Top Choice Tower in Diksmuide

IJzertoren

The unusual 1950 IJzertoren is built of drab purple-brown brick and topped with power-station-style windows. This colossal 84m-high ‘peace’ tower is at once crushingly ugly and fascinating. It’s set behind the shatt…
Church in Diksmuide

Sint-Niklaaskerk

Diksmuide's imposing Saint Nicholas Church anchors the Markt and is a great backdrop for your Flanders Fields photo album. The church was almost completely destroyed in WWI but was rebuilt in its elaborate Gothic st…
Brewery in Diksmuide

De Dolle Brouwers

Oerbier, a highly rated stealthy dark ale, is brewed here by De Dolle Brouwers in Esen village. At weekends, the brilliantly colourful little brewery café serves the stuff on draught and there's a 2pm tour in Englis…