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Coming home

It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Tienen. Ruins of a burnt church of Dominican... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2018
KALIMBA10
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TIENEN, BELGIUM
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Ruin of a church

Burned down in 1976 and never rebuilt, the ruins are now used as a park, ideal for wedding photos... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2018
JKinnaer
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Tienen, Belgium
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19 Aug 2018
“Coming home”
20 Jul 2018
“Ruin of a church”
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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

It is one of the most interesting places to visit in Tienen. Ruins of a burnt church of Dominican Catholic brotherhood. Ideal place to make romantic pictures. Also used by prof. Photographers as scenery for wedding pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2018

Burned down in 1976 and never rebuilt, the ruins are now used as a park, ideal for wedding photos or for taking a break from all your worries. Sadly continuing to crumble, this church is in dire need of restoration, after which it could also...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JKinnaer
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: October 2017
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