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“Must visit when in Leuven” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Groot Begijnhof

Groot Begijnhof
Schapenstraat, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Ranked #2 of 31 things to do in Leuven
Certificate of Excellence 2014
rochester, kent
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“Must visit when in Leuven”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2012

Wonderful, quiet spot - cobbled streets (dont wear heels) nad lovely buildings. 10 mins walk from the centre but a must. The highlight of our trip

Visited October 2012
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“Good place to relax on Sunday”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2012

Excellent for a relax walk, calm, peace, different than the rest of the Louven, not so busy. Spend a lazy afternon there.

Visited September 2012
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Leuven, Vlaams-Brabant, Belgium
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“Peaceful, interesting and atmospheric”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2012

A real step back in time to the middle ages, a complete neighbourhood, still with residents, showing beautiful architecture. Very tranquil with few visitors, and a fascinating way to pass an hour. There are restrictions on activities though, so don't go unless you want to relax and take it all in.

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Leuven, Belgium
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“Great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012

A trip in the XVI century Belgium. Just get more info about it. The site has been preserved and keeps its authenticity. It is not only a touristic place but it is also residential, which gives it a true identity. Nicer than the one of Bruges IMO.

Visited August 2012
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“a MUST”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012 via mobile

not avery long visit, but an interesting extension to visiting leuven with it's historic center.
the begijnhof takes you to another world and you almost understand why people put themselves out of the busy world to live there.

very well renovated

and for companies : very good place to do offsites , people keep their focus but take distance from the ordinary way of working....just what you need.

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