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St. Jean Baptiste au Beguinage

Address: Begijnhof, Brussels, Belgium
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Ranked #137 of 206 Attractions in Brussels
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
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Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

Shocked to find that this holy place has been occupied and desecrated by hooligans purporting ot be 'Afghan refugees'. They have erected a shanty residence in the church, and frown on visitors to the church, which they clearly now regard as THEIR territory. I cannot understand how the Belgian authorities allow this - it is clearly the 'thin end of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

We stumbled across this church / beguinage on our first night in Brussels. We were stunned by it's beauty. We did not visit the interior of the church as it was very late. We enjoyed drinks at the La Guinguette en Ville which is directly across the street. We marveled at the structure, which we later found out was built... More 

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