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Ancient convent, now occupied by some Benedictines, consisting of charming white houses with an amazingly beautiful garden in the middle and an old convent church. One of the must-sees if you are visiting Bruges... Best visited in the morning, before the crowds.
The 'Princely Beguinage Ten Wijngaarde' with its white-coloured house fronts and tranquil convent garden was founded in 1245. This little piece of world heritage was once the home of the beguines, emancipated lay-women who nevertheless led a pious and celibate life. Today the beguinage is inhabited…
The city’s Begijnhof, (Wijngaardstraat, Bruges) a garden complex home to manicured lawns, traditional houses, and a Benedictine convent, dates back to the 13th century, when it was used as a religious place of residence for single women who worked for the church but weren’t nuns. Today, the complex…
An old convent. Peaceful. Check out the Church there, you could catch a free concert by the choir