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Vlierbeek Abbey

Abdij Vlierbeek 15, Leuven, Belgium
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Ranked #13 of 21 Attractions in Leuven
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Sep 12, 2013
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Brussels, Belgium
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

the abbey is not that special but there is a pub on the terrain. they sell loads of Belgian quality beers. have a go at them, you'll remember ;-)

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Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2013

Beautiful white church (surely in summertime) . There is a small pub right in front. Continuous restauration guaranties that the good state will be preserved.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2012

The abbey is not very big but quiet charming. There is a very nice café next to it. They serve real Flemish snacks.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2012

peaceful location, great place to have a drink or a snack (in de rozenkrans) in a historic setting. nice to have walks in the area.

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Leuven, Belgium
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

This abbey was founded in 1127 and consists of a nice little church (+ cemetery) and some nice buildings in classicistic style. The former abbey buildings are now used for other purposes; for instance by the local primary school and boy scouts. However the old farm is still in use. And more interestingly: another old building now contains a cosy... More

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