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Begijnhof (Beguinage)
Free Sights and buildings Religious sites Outdoor

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. For centuries, the Bruges beguinage has been inhabited continuously. Today, some nuns from the Order of Saint Benedict live there, as well as single women from Bruges.

Opening hours



Access paths accessible with assistance
Entrance accessible with assistance

Other facilities

Pets allowed
Baby carriages allowed
Museum shop
Garden open to guests or visitors

Getting there

Begijnhof 24-28-30, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Katelijne car park

Begijnhof (Beguinage)

Begijnhof 24-28-30, 8000 Brugge

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