|Chicken breasts at the market||$12.20|
|Apartment (3 bedrooms) in city centre||$1 220.34|
|Mid range bottle of wine||$6.78|
|Apartment (1 bedroom) in city centre||$847.46|
|Water bottle (1.5 liter)||$0.51|
|Gasoline (1 liter)||$2.01|
|1 Summer dress in a chain store||$57.63|
Dendermonde is a city and municipality situated in East Flanders, a Flemish province in Belgium. As its name suggests, Dendermonde is located at the mouth of River Dender that heads toward a confluence with River Schelde. Several significant historical monuments and invaluable art treasures are reasons enough to tempt tourists to buy tickets and avail cheap flights to Dendermonde.
The Town Hall (1336-1350) was initially called the textile hall and was promoted to the status of Town Hall from 1600. In 1914, this was totally devastated by fire except for the belfry (1378) that remained intact along with its carillon. Renovation commenced in 1920 and presently it displays some fascinating paintings by renowned painters like Jan Verhas (1834-1896). Both the Town Hall and belfry have been assigned the status of a World Heritage Site since 1998 by UNESCO.
This town boasts of a beguinage that was designated by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site in 1998. Presently, there are 61 brick houses in the courtyard. Dendermonde has a Béguinage Museum that includes a replica of a 19th century beguine house. The Dendermonde-Puurs Steam Railway is definitely a heritage railway, operating between Dendermonde and Puurs and running 14 km. Hurry up and book cheap flights to Dendermonde and experience the joyous ride.
There are several amazing events that add a different hue and dimension to the city like the Giant procession, an annual event where one can witness giants like Goliath, Indiaan and Mars dance to the beat of throbbing music. The famous Bayard Steed Procession takes place once in a decade and it is an enjoyable sight to see Bayard steed carrying four kids of Haimon. A fabulous international jazz festival is conducted here every year. This is a great time to visit the city and join in the festivities while staying in any of the hotels in Dendermonde.