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Remains of a once-splendid church, now a quiet park

The remains of this once-imposing church are like an oasis in town. The former building, known for... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2018
GvB0720
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Chicago, Illinois
Second oldest beguinage church in Belgium

Coming here was pretty easy, it is an amazing structure! It's said that it's the second oldest... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2017
thriftytwo2017
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Leuven, Belgium
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4 May 2018
“Remains of a once-splendid church, now a quiet park”
1 Oct 2017
“Second oldest beguinage church in Belgium”
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Groot Begijnhof 9, Tienen 3300, Belgium
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Reviewed 4 May 2018

The remains of this once-imposing church are like an oasis in town. The former building, known for its barrel-shaped Romanesque ceiling and treasure of medieval statuary was unfortunately destroyed by a terrible fire in 1976. The remaining ruins could not be used for reconstruction, and...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Coming here was pretty easy, it is an amazing structure! It's said that it's the second oldest beguinage church in Belgium, built in 1245 in gothic style. In '76 a terrible fire happened which made the church to what it is today. The ruins were...More

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