Maisons-Dieu

Between the 15C and 18C, the "God's houses" were a real institution in Bruges and could be found everywhere. They were hostels for the old or poor, financed by corporations. The low brick houses were generally built in rows and whitewashed, and they are modest-looking. Each of their façades has a door and window with a high skylight.

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Gloribusstraat

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