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Region: Flanders
Province: Limburg
Language: Dutch

Genk is a multicultural city in Limburg with a coal mining background.

Things to do in Genk:



Bokrijk is both a park and open air museum displaying a large collection of historical buildings from across Flanders, presenting the history of rural life in Belgium. The domain is 5.5 square kilometres in area and hosts an important botanical garden (arboretum) and Flanders’ largest open-air playground.

Open from 1 april until 22 oktober every day from 9 – 19hrs.
Tickets for the open air museum costs 12,50€ for adults and 2€ for kids.
Entrance to the playground is free.
Parking costs 5€

Website Bokrijk:

C-mine Coal Mine museum

Goal Mine museum

Nature in Genk:


National Park Hoge Kempen Nature domaine “De Maten”
Terrils of Winterslag Terrils of Waterschei