Begijnhof

Founded in 1535, this Beguine convent comprises a group of simple houses built around a courtyard which is home to a garden of medicinal plants and a chapel. The nuns' former chapel, now the Walloon Church (Waalse Kerk), stands at the entrance to the convent. The Friesian former governor of New-Amsterdam (New York) Peter Stuyvesant was married here.

Useful information

Address : 

4811 Breda

Opening hours

9am-5pm

Nearby tourist attractions

Breda Castle
Breda Castle
This old fortified castle, remodelled in
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Grote Market
Grote Market
All the pedestrian streets converge upon
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Stadhuis
Stadhuis
This building from the 17C was modified
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Havermarkt
Havermarkt
At the foot of Grande church, Havermarkt
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Church of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Church of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
This impressive Gothic Brabant church
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Het Spanjaardsgat
Het Spanjaardsgat
The remaining fortifications named "the
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Breda Castle
Breda Castle
This old fortified castle, remodelled in
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Grote Market
Grote Market
All the pedestrian streets converge upon
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Stadhuis
Stadhuis
This building from the 17C was modified
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Breda Castle
Breda Castle
This old fortified castle, remodelled in
0:30
Stadhuis
Stadhuis
This building from the 17C was modified
0:15
Church of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
Church of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk
This impressive Gothic Brabant church
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See all