For years, Hasselt has been known as the 'Capital of Taste', where the fashion and gastronomy entice people to visit the city. Hasselt's role as a taste maker is evident in the many convivial restaurants and terraces that it boasts. From fine dining to a quick bite: there is no shortage of choice.

Hasselt leaves you craving for more. From heritage at the Jenever Museum to the House for Contemporary Art, Design & Architecture, Z33. From shopping in the lively streets to admiring haute couture at Mode Museum Hasselt. From cosy meeting places to unique venues with a special touch. From convivial terraces to renowned festivals like Pukkelpop. From imposing street art works to inspiring art galleries.

Hasselt also stands for high-quality healthcare, groundbreaking research, knowledge, and innovation.With institutions such as Corda Campus, UHasselt & PXL that are firmly established and attracting young talent. With startups pioneering in technology and digitalisation.

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Hasselt is also the ideal base from which to explore the rest of the region. While cycling, you pass by Limburg's top attractions, breathtaking greenery and convivial towns. With the extensive cycle route network, plan the most beautiful routes and enjoy your time exploring the area.

5 Hasselt Must-Does

Sip a delicious glass of Hasselt jenever in the tasting room at the Jenever museum. Find inner piece in Europe's largest Japanese Garden. Savour the diverse flavors the city has to offer at Hasselt Dairy Market. Explore the city on the ‘smaakmaker spraakmaker’ walking tour. Rent a bike and explore the region via 4 state-of-the-art cycling routes.

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