Mont St-Amand

In 1874, this begijnhof succeeded the old St Elisabeth Beguinage, and kept its name. It is a huge enclosure with the traditional layout of such beguinages, huddled around the neo-Gothic church, like a little walled city. A few beguines still live here.

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Address : 

9040 Sint-Amandsberg

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St. Bavon Abbey
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The abbey founded in the 7C, then
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This museum set in an old cotton mill
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St James' Church, Ghent (St-Jacobskerk)
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