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Knokke Casino

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Schlüsselworte: casino, knokke, belgium, canadasquare, gambling, art

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The Knokke Casino is seen from the Canadasquare.

It was built in 1929-1930 and thoroughly renovated after the Second World War. Even if you're not a gambler a visit to the Casino is worthwhile for its splendid interior decoration. Next to the impressive chandelier, there are wall-paintings from Paul Delvaux (1983), Keith Haring  and Rene Magritte (1953) as well as multicolored sculptures by Niki de Saint Phalle. Inside the gambling room are wall tapestries made by Jean Lurçat.

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Bilder in der Nähe von Belgien

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A: Casino Knokke

von C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 150 Meter entfernt

The classic Casino of Knokke, Belgium, seen from the boulevard. It was built in 1929-1930 and thoroug...

Casino Knokke

B: Labyrinth on the beach of Knokke

von C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 260 Meter entfernt

A large softdrink company had this labyrinth built on the beach of Knokke to promote the main product...

Labyrinth on the beach of Knokke

C: Knokke / zk

von Krzysztof Zagajewski, 330 Meter entfernt

Knokke / zk

D: Rubensplein

von C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 490 Meter entfernt

The Rubensplein in Knokke, a triangular area in between appartment buildings and terraces. Created wh...

Rubensplein

E: Beach Knokke /zk

von Krzysztof Zagajewski, 580 Meter entfernt

Beach Knokke /zk

F: Beach Knokke /zk

von Krzysztof Zagajewski, 930 Meter entfernt

Beach Knokke /zk

G: Beach Knokke /zk

von Krzysztof Zagajewski, 970 Meter entfernt

Beach Knokke /zk

H: Knokke Boulevard Toerisme

von C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 1.1 entfernt

The Boulevard of Knokke at the Tourist office (an old Lighthouse) taken on a warm summer afternoon. P...

Knokke Boulevard Toerisme

I: Beach Knokke /zk

von Krzysztof Zagajewski, 1.1 entfernt

Beach Knokke /zk

J: Knokke Driehoeksplein

von C360.NL - Henri Smeets, 1.2 entfernt

The Driehoeksplein in Knokke, Belgium. Here you can clearly see how this city is developing, from old...

Knokke Driehoeksplein

Das Panorama wurde in Belgien aufgenommen

Dies ist ein Überblick von Belgien

Belgium is a country in northwest Europe. Founding member of the European Union, it covers an area of 30,528 square kilometres and has a population of about 10.7 million.

From the end of the Middle Ages until the 17th century, it was a prosperous centre of commerce and culture. Upon its independence, Belgium eagerly participated in the Industrial Revolution and, at the end of the nineteenth century, possessed several colonies in Africa. Today, Belgium's strongly globalized economy and its transportation infrastructure are integrated with the rest of Europe. Its location at the heart of a highly industrialized region helps made it 2007 the world's 15th largest trading nation.

Cultural life is nowadays concentrated within each language community and a variety of barriers have made a shared cultural sphere less pronounced. Anyway, the region corresponding to today's Belgium has seen the flourishing of major artistic movements that have had tremendous influence on European art and culture.

Text extracted from wikipedia.

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