|Apartment (3 bedrooms) outside of centre||$1 762.71|
|1 Pair of Jeans||$81.36|
|Imported beer at restaurant||$3.22|
|Fitness club, monthly fee for 1 adult||$101.69|
|Pack of cigarettes||$6.78|
Turnhout is a municipality situated in Antwerp, a Flemish province in Belgium. Antwerp International Airport is closest to Turnhout. There are still some surviving architectural masterpieces here that are worth booking cheap flights to Turnhout for. The inauguration of the Town Hall took place in 1961. The beautiful wall paintings and burnt glass windows make this structure a unique work of art that definitely demands a visit. It exhibits several antique statuettes and exclusive paintings.
The Castle of the Dukes of Brabant, a famous 12th century moated castle, is situated quite close to the Grote Markt and presently serves as a court of law, though it once served as a hunting lodge. The gothic church of St. Peter may not have an elaborate or intricately decorated exterior but has a spectacular interior. The pulpit dates back to 1862 and is really marvelous. The church is renowned for its beautiful altar and exquisite paintings.
In1997, UNESCO declared the beguinage as a World Heritage Site. The béguinage dates back to the 13th century and most of the surviving houses in the existing complex were actually constructed post a 17th century fire. Presently, it serves as an old-age home. Another interesting tourist hotspot that may tempt you to book cheap flights to Turnhout is the Museum Taxandria in Mermansstraat, which displays unique archaeological finds such as Merovingian shields and also upholds the popular culture of the land.
A major tourist attraction is the Playing Card Museum (Nationaal Museum van de Speelkaart). The museum is dedicated to tracing the history of various playing cards worldwide and is a treasure trove of relevant documents and original cards that date back to the 16th century. The last surviving water tower in the entire Flanders is found here in the Warandestraat and it enjoys the status of a state-monument. If you wish to join in the fun and merriment of various events here, come and stay in one of the cozy hotels in Turnhout. It organizes Strip Turnhout, a bi-annual event, which happens to be one of the biggest and also the oldest comic festival in Flanders. Every year, Open Doek film festival is organized here for the promotion of cultural movies.