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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 and Order of Vincent de Paul live there, as well as single women from Bruges.

Opening hours

Facilities

Accessibility

Adapted toilet self independently accessible
Access paths accessible with assistance
Entrance accessible with assistance

Other facilities

Child-friendly
Pets allowed
Baby carriages allowed
Museum shop

Getting there

Begijnhof 24-28-30, 8000 Brugge

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Nearest bus stop:
502818 Brugge Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk

Nearest station:
Station Brugge

Nearest parking:
Katelijne car park

Begijnhof (Beguinage)

Begijnhof 24-28-30, 8000 Brugge

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