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Limburg : Tongeren
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Tongeren (French: Tongres, German: Tongern) is a city and municipality located in the province of Limburg, Flemish region, Belgium. Tongeren is the oldest town in Belgium. Known as Atuatuca Tungrorum to the Romans, it was the administrative centre of the district Tungri under their rule.

Get in

By train

Hourly trains from Liege Guillemins take 40 minutes to reach Tongeren. Trains also run hourly from Brussels, taking one hour 50 minutes.

Get around

On foot

Tongeren is a relatively small city, easy to navigate by foot to the major attractions.


Our Lady's Basilica:

Statue of Ambiorix, the fearsome leader of the Eburons. A tribe that slayed two of Caesars legions in 54 B.C.

Roman walls

Medieval walls

Gallo-Roman Museum

Old gate







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