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It was planned for a long time to go here and finally we managed. We spent a wonderful Sunday... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Brussels, Belgium
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The Ghost Town of Doel

Doel is what a lot of people call 'a ghost town', and honestly it is, in some perspectives. The... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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“ghost town”(3 reviews)
“small town”(2 reviews)
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

I would recommend visiting this place. The feeling of the abandoned city is weird, but is worth checking it out

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank rmunteanu
Reviewed 10 August 2018

When u own a bike, its 100% worth visiting Doel! U can make really nice pictures and i just love abonded places. Much tourists though.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank NilzB2
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

It was planned for a long time to go here and finally we managed. We spent a wonderful Sunday discovering this small village that stands up to industry invasion covered in street art. Street art is amazing and one can barely find such thing in...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

Very small town with lots of abandoned houses and lots of graffiti. Street art is quite beautiful and there is police patrols so feels quite secure. Only worth visiting during daylight so you can see everything. Lots of tourists do come here so don't expect...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Shazinder
Reviewed 31 December 2017

I have been wanting to visit Doel for a long time and I was not disappointed. The abandoned streets feel very erie but also safe while carrying several grands worth of photo equipment. We were there while it was dark and the street lights added...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sidibear
Reviewed 24 May 2017

In this ghost town in close proximity of the nuclear facility of Doel, you find a town that was abolished so suddenly, and conquered by street artist, quite some weird and interesting sightings are possible. Max visiting duration is 2h

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank XtremeTravel
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Doel is what a lot of people call 'a ghost town', and honestly it is, in some perspectives. The Street Art is really a matter of opinion, some may call it vandalism, others, like myself, think it's fitting for a town like this. It gives...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Dustmountains
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

Awesome place for photoshoots! Went there with some friends and we took awesome photos. I recommend it for every photographer.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jacop588
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

If you're into street art and even if you're not this is absolutely worth seeing. Very unique and unusual attraction.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ali C
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Doel was once a small town near the harbour of Antwerp till they decided to expand that harbour on the left side. Since then Doel was doomed to disappear..the authorities bought the houses and land from the owners who had to move. Only few die...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank HugoColle
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22 March 2017|
Response from sessat |
Hope you have visited Doel. One still can visit it. I did just recently.
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