Leughenaer

This octagonal tower was one of 28 towers comprising the Burgundy fortifications which encircled the town in the 14C. Why the name? Because they used to light signals here to trick enemy ships.

Useful information

Address : 

r. du Leughenaer

Nearby tourist attractions

Place du Minck
Place du Minck
A visit to the fish market is a must,
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Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Dunes
Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Dunes
The statue represents Notre-Dame-des
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Town Hall
Town Hall
Built in 1901 in the neo-Flemish style
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Port
Port
Visitors can take a boat trip around the
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Church of St Eloi of Dunkerque
Church of St Eloi of Dunkerque
The present church was built in the 16C
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St Éloi Belfry, Dunkirk
St Éloi Belfry, Dunkirk
A fine brick construction (58m high)
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Place du Minck
Place du Minck
A visit to the fish market is a must,
0:15
Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Dunes
Chapel of Notre-Dame-des-Dunes
The statue represents Notre-Dame-des
0:15
Town Hall
Town Hall
Built in 1901 in the neo-Flemish style
0:15
See all