Genk has an omnipresent, but in no way dusty, cultural heritage from its past as a mining city.
The city has transformed into a place with lots of must-sees for both 'traditional tourists' and for those looking for a trip off the beaten tracks:
C-mine: A hotspot for design, arts, architecture and innovating entrepreneurship
You can't go past C-mine, one of the city's former mining sites, without entering. Today it is an awe-inspiring nest for entrepreneurs, artists, students and culture aficionados.
The impressively restored Energy building still is the beating heart of C-mine.
C-mine ® Hugo Thomassen
Here you'll find C-mine's visitor’s centre and the shop with nice gadgets and original gifts by internationally renowned local designers and artists.
The C-mine expedition takes