Our Lady Ter Hoyen Beguinage, Ghent

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  • As a resident of Ghent, I believe that this site is a bit misunderstood. The begijnhof is little out of the Center in a not very pleasant Street with a lot of through traffic. The Beguinage is also hidden from sight by a long wall along the street. But when you go through the gate in the wall the Beguinage sofas you will be surprised by the peace and seriniteit of the Beguinage. It is fairly large with all the way in the back of a beautiful orchard. There are still a lot of restoration work needed (one is working on it) to all its original listen to give back.
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  • The beguinage is still under renovation and conversion to modern living standards, but part of the houses have already been very nicely renovated and are being used again. People do live here, so it i...  more »
  • Like many people I am fascinated by the Beguines, and I love that so many Beguinages still exist. Sadly, no one in Belgium seems inclined to inform outsiders of what these places were, and are, and wi...  more »

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