|Combo meal at McDonalds||$10.17|
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|Mid range bottle of wine||$5.42|
Izegem is primarily an industrial municipality situated in West Flanders, a Belgian province. The municipality consists of Izegem proper along with the towns of Kachtem and Emelgem. Emelgem was an addition that took place in 1965 and Kachtem was added in 1977. It is situated on the Mandel River’s southern banks while Emelgem and Kachtem lie on the northern banks. An impressive industrial zone has come up on the banks of the Roeselare–Leie canal, making these three municipalities one urban area. The Lille Airport is the nearest airport to this place and is about 48 km away from its center. Avail cheap flights to Izegem and have a relaxing holiday.
Stadhuis Pax Intrantibus Huize 'Intrantibus Pax, means in Latin, peace to those who enter here. This was constructed by Camille Ameye-Dobbelaere, a wine and liquor merchant in1883-1884. The house was constructed in exceptionally high quality neo-Renaissance style as per the design and plans of Albert Dumont, a renowned Brussels architect. On the front, there is a Flemish neo-renaissance style former dining room which is now utilized as a wedding hall. This house boasts of a marble fireplace, iconic capitals and also red marble columns. At the rear, there is a salon portraying neo-Louis XVI style of architecture and painted in gold, green and pink. The entrance hall has striking mosaic floors.
Kasteel Blauwhuis is, undoubtedly, the most impressive and stunning building in the whole of Izegem. The castle has a sprawling 11.2-acre park. The Blauwhuis is a distinctive neo-classical castle which is bounded by a rampart. The park is laid down in a typical English garden-type format. The occupants of this magnificent Kasteel Blauwhuis have definitely played a significant role in the social, religious, cultural and political life of the people of Izegem.
The St. Peter's Emelgem is the oldest church here. It was constructed on the foundations of a 12th Romanesque church hall. The current church was built in the 15th century. The church is known for its rich collection of exclusive silverware consisting mostly of religious dishes dating back to the period 1730-1765. The interior of the church is known for its unique carvings. Avail cheap flights to Izegem and stay in one of the fine hotels in Izegem to explore the rich history of this town.