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  Mechelen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The area of Mechelen was first settled on the banks of the river Dijle during the Gallo-Roman period as evidenced by several Roman ruins and roads.
The area around Mechelen is famous for the culture of vegetables, among which Belgian endive, asparagus and cauliflower.
Mechelen is home of two of the oldest Belgian football clubs: K.R.C. Mechelen and K.V. Mechelen, both founded in 1904.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mechelen   (543 words)

  
 Mechelen: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The area of Mechelen was first settled on the banks of the river Dijle Dijle quick summary:
The highly lucrative cloth trade gained Mechelen wealth and power during the late middle-ages and it even became the capital of the Netherlands in the first half of the 16th century under Margaret of Austria[Follow this hyperlink for a summary of this subject]'s reign.
Another traditional Mechelen industry was furniture furniture quick summary:
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/me/mechelen.htm   (1219 words)

  
 Y.R. K.V. Mechelen - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Y.R. Mechelen is a Belgian football club from Mechelen in Antwerp province.
Founded in 1904, a few months after the birth of city rival K.R.C. Mechelen, the club enjoyed a brief spell of both domestic and European success in the period of 1987-1990.
K.V. Mechelen seemed to be on its way to becoming one of the top clubs in Belgium, but quickly declined when their chairman Cordier (who owned the rights to most of their players) was forced to sell many players due to his company's bad results.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/KV_Mechelen   (156 words)

  
 Speciality Beer in Mechelen, Belgium
Mechelen is well worth visiting in its own right; as stated above, it is of major historical importance, with the museums and buildings to prove it, not least the ones housing Het Anker brewery.
Mechelen is first mentioned in 1008 with the name Machlines, although a settlement is known to have been in the city's present location wel before that.
Mechelen, in fact, is a particularly important city, railway-wise, the first passenger steam trains in continental Europe ran between Brussels and Mechelen in 1835.
www.whitebeertravels.co.uk /mechelen.html   (5435 words)

  
 Tourist information about the city of Mechelen, Malines in Belgium.
The town of Mechelen (in French : Malines) is situated half-way between Brussels and Antwerp.
The construction was stopped in the 16th century because the town of Mechelen had financial problems.
Mechelen is one of those sites and deserves to be visited.
www.trabel.com /mechelen.htm   (371 words)

  
 Luchtzak Aviation | Forums | The Luchtzak Pub | Mechelen Memories - Whatever your aviation question is, we will answer ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Mechelen is approximately 20 minutes by train from both Brussels and Antwerp, making it an ideal base for those who want to see Brussels and Antwerp but don't want to be based there.
Mechelen doesn't feature much in guides to Belgium which are sold over here in England, so it is very much trial and error when you try and find good places, we didn't even have a streetmap like we get for other places such as Brugge.
When we told people that we were going to Mechelen we always got the same response "I've never heard of it." It really is well off the tourist track, most of the people we saw in our hotel were like businessmen, not holiday makers.
www.luchtzak.be /postt4599.html   (2184 words)

  
 The St. Rombouts tower the city of Mechelen, Malines in Belgium.
The St. Rombouts tower the city of Mechelen, Malines in Belgium.
The original plans for the tower were made when Mechelen became a rich and powerful commercial and political center.
There is even a carillon school in Mechelen, housed in a beautiful building in Rococo-style.
www.trabel.com /mechtower.htm   (450 words)

  
 Location - Mechelen Belgium   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
PRA International’s Belgium office is located in Mechelen, about 25km from Brussels National Airport.
Both cities are about a 30 minute drive from Mechelen.
We’re close to the center of Mechelen, where you can find shops, restaurants, pubs, museums, and other attractions.
www.prainternational.com /mechelen_belgium.htm   (242 words)

  
 Mechelen 3 Photo Gallery by Luc VN at pbase.com
At that time Margaret of Austria ruled here and had set up her court in Mechelen.
Nowadays, Mechelen is still the religious capital of Belgium.
Although Mechelen suffered badly during the World Wars of the 20th century, a lot of interesting and beautiful old buildings have been preserved.
www.pbase.com /luc_vn/mechelen_3   (211 words)

  
 Car Rental Mechelen with Auto Europe
Mechelen is a good-sized town between Antwerp and Brussels, and was once the capital city of Belgium, when Queen Margaret of Austria took a liking to the city and moved her court here.
It remains the religious capital, and with your rental car in Mechelen, you'll be able to tour all the riches these distinctions bestowed upon the town!
Auto Europe offers several pick-up locations and a large rental car fleet, so finding a car rental in Mechelen is both easy and economical.
www.autoeurope.com /car-rental/Mechelen-rental-guide.cfm?c=1335   (429 words)

  
 In&Uit Mechelen - Tourism
The Schepenhuis became from 1473 the seat of the Parliament of Mechelen, later called the Great Council, the highest law court in the Low Countries.
Sole remaining mill (1470) from a complex of water-mills/barrages which regulated the level of water in Mechelen for five centuries.
Margaret was widow of the Burgundian duke Charles the Bold, sister of Edward IV of England and arch-enemy of Henry Tudor - Margaret plotted from Mechelen to place the pretenders Lambert Simnel and Perkin Warbeck on the English throne!
www.inenuitmechelen.be /en/toerisme/bez_histgebouwen.phtml   (991 words)

  
 Mechelen hotels and accommodation, hotel reservations in Antwerp, by All-Hotels(tm)
The Express by Holiday Inn Mechelen is located in the city centre of Mechelen.
The Novotel Mechelen is located downtown, a few minutes away from the major historic attractions...
The Novotel Mechelen is located in the heart of the city, a few minutes away from major historic...
www.all-hotels.com /europe/belgium/antwerp/mechelen_e1.htm   (540 words)

  
 Hotels in Mechelen
Located in the historic center of Mechelen, this hotel has flower-filled window boxes and is 25 kilometers from Brussels.
Modern hotel situated on the outskirts of the picturesque town of Mechelen, just 100 meters from the central train station.
The Novotel Mechelen is located in the heart of the city, a few minutes away from major historic attractions and shops, and...
www.expedia.co.uk /daily/hotels/Belgium/Mechelen.asp   (252 words)

  
 NH Mechelen - Belgium Hotel Reservation - Hotels.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The NH Mechelen, located 20 kilometers from Brussels, Belgium Airport, is situated in the middle of the historic city center of Mechelen.
Just off the highway E19, the NH Mechelen is easily accessible to many attractions in Mechelen.
The industrial parks of Mechelen are a few minutes drive from the hotel.
www.hotels.com /property.jsp?property=36126   (355 words)

  
 Mechelen - city, events, programmes   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
Mechelen (Population 80000) is situated between Brussels and Antwerp.
It has been the spriritual capital as the seat of the Archbishop Primas.
Visit of the world famous tapestry Manufacture Gaspard De Wit in Mechelen.
www.aab-allaboutbelgium.be /E_Mechelen.htm   (126 words)

  
 Hotels in Mechelen, Belgium
Hotel Egmont is situated on the border of the city centre.
Best Western Gulden Anker is situated near the Vrijbroekpark (townpark), the green belt and main oasis of peace in town.
This ***-star Brewery-hotel lies in the heart of Mechelen, not far from the highway E19 Brussel-Antwerp.
www.bookings.be /city/be/mechelen.html?aid=304310   (252 words)

  
 NH Mechelen Mechelen - online hotel reservations
The hotel is located in the city centre and approximately 30km from Brussels and Antwerp.
Mechelen is close to the A1 motorway which offers easy access to both Antwerp and Brussels.
Our goal is to offer you the widest possible choice of accommodation, with the best deals and discount rates for your next vacation, city break or business travel.
www.all-hotels.com /xbook/servlet/hotel-details?hotl_id=305645   (307 words)

  
 Flickr: Mechelen
You don't have to post all your Mechelen pictures in this pool.
Most Flickr surfers will find their way to your complete set once they've clicked one of your pictures.
Discussion feeds for Mechelen Available as RSS 2.0 and Atom
www.flickr.com /groups/mechelen   (114 words)

  
 Belgium - Mechelen | World Usability Day   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
This event is unique in Belgium and promises to be the start of a very long tradition.
Patricia Ceysens is one of the featured speakers at Making IT Easy, the World Usability Day event in Mechelen, Belgium.
Technopolis, the site of the event in Mechelen, Belgium, is a permanent platform for science and technology in Flanders.
worldusabilityday.org /taxonomy/term/74   (468 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Mechelen (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
AllRefer.com - Mechelen (Benelux Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
It is a commercial, industrial, and transportation center and was formerly a famous lace-making center.
Founded in the early Middle Ages, Mechelen was a fief of the prince-bishops of LiEge until 1356.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/Mechelen.html   (190 words)

  
 Mechelen Hotels - Compare Discount Hotels in Mechelen, Belgium.
NEAR BRUSSELS - Mechelen, BE The NH Mechelen, 20 kilometers from Brussels Airport, is situated in the very heart of the historic city center of Mechelen.
Just off the highway E19, NH Mechelen is easily accessible to many att...more...
CITY CENTER - Mechelen, BE The Best Western Gulden Anker is a modern hotel located midway between Brussels and Antwerp, just off the major E19 motorway.
comparediscounthotels.com /europe/belgium/mechelen/hotels/index.asp   (263 words)

  
 Mechelen: Novotel Mechelen Centrum - Traveler Reviews - A most well appointed hotel - TripAdvisor
Mechelen: Novotel Mechelen Centrum: "A most well appointed hotel"
It is 3/4 minutes walk from the centre of Mechelen - a most delightful town that has numerous listed buildings.
Equally as interesting as Brugges as well as being convenient for those who want a night before travelling to the ferry at Calais or Zeebrugge.
tripadvisor.com /ShowUserReviews-g188637-d277450-r2321931-Novotel_Mechelen...   (570 words)

  
 TheInnkeeper.com Member: Refuge Lindenhof - A Bed and Breakfast in Mechelen, belgium.
Refuge Lindenhof is a seperate guesthouse, raised in Renaissance style (XVII)with a large garden, annexe of a classified Manor.
It is situated close to the historic town of Mechelen, perfect to visit Antwerpen, Leuven,Brussel, Gent,Brugge...and along bicycle tracks.
The Refuge, totally renovated in 1995, has not only 3 bedrooms with private bathroom, kitchen, central heating, furnished terrace.
www.theinnkeeper.com /bnb/105414   (125 words)

  
 Rod Van Mechelen:
One of their daughters, Laura May Provoe, married Nels Brown, and together they had 3 children, Walter, Helen and Tom.
Helen, my paternal grandmother, married Maurice Van Mechelen, and they had 3 children, Juanita, Dan and Don.
WeirdSilence.com ‑ This was an entertainment site that never quite got off the ground.
www.vanmechelen.net   (392 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Flemish Cities Explored: Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Mechelen, Leuven & Ostend: Books: Derek Blyth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
This item is not eligible for Amazon Prime, but over a million other items are.
Bruges, Ghent, Antwerp, Mechelen, Ostend and Leuven are all covered.
These are six of the most attractive and welcoming towns in Europe, boasting between them a host of sights, museums, medieval towns, and art nouveau extravaganzas, all happily enjoyed from an unmissable collection of cafes and restaurants in a range of price and style.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1873429304?v=glance   (374 words)

  
 The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Mechelen@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-08-19)
The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition: Mechelen@ HighBeam Research
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Founded in the early Middle Ages, Mechelen was a fief of the prince-bishops of Liège until 1356.
www.highbeam.com /doc/1E1:Mechelen/Mechelen.html?refid=ip_hf   (157 words)

  
 Rod Van Mechelen - Crypto Sensitivity Syndrome
As for the new diagnosis, maybe being referred to as a Crypto Sensitive, or perhaps a Crypto, will be better than being called an Aspie, but I have to wonder, will we be characterized as a Gang of Geeks, and expected to wear a bandana with the Microsoft logo to distinguish us from the Crips?
Copyright © 2003 by Rod Van Mechelen all rights reserved.
Notice: All email to the editor may be edited for publication and become the property of The Backlash!
www.backlash.com /content/disab/2003/rvm1203.html   (3235 words)

  
 Mechelen Belgium Tourist, Travel and Hotels guide.
To get more information for each property click the links.
Quality and comfort in a first class hotel.
Express By Holiday Inn Mechelen From EUR 76-175
www.mechelenhotels.com   (237 words)

  
 Mechelen
Founded in the early Middle Ages, Mechelen was a fief of the prince-bishops of
The city was often damaged in the many wars that were fought in the Low Countries.
However, Mechelen retains many noteworthy buildings, including the Gothic Cathedral of St. Rombaut (13th cent.), which contains Anthony
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