Lommel

Lommel is a green city in the province Limburg, that has over 32.000 habitants.
Besides residential areas, the city also has a number of nature reserves such as 'De Watering', de 'Lommelse Sahara' and numerous forests and moors. Important for the city are the silver sand for the glass industry. Some sand quarries are transformed into natural and recreational areas.

Lommel is also known for its commercial and shopping center 'De Singel'.

Sightseeing:

  • the Neo-Gothic Church
  • the old Town Hall (1845)
  • de Leyssens Mill in Kattenbos
  • the German Military Cemetery (almost 40.000 graves) in Kattenbos
  • the Polish Military Cemetery (257 graves)
  • the Mayor House with its park


Museums:

  • The Colony, Archaeological and Historical Museum in Lommel Colony  (part of Heritage Museum)
  • The Watering House in Lommel Colony
  • The Glass House - Flemish center for contemporary glass art

 

Source : Wikipedia

 
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