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Address: Schapenstraat, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Very cosy

A nice place to stroll around, look at the old, cute houses and just get a feel on how things used to be around there. You feel like you've gone back in history when walking... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
galago1
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Leuven, Belgium
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Leuven, Belgium
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A nice place to stroll around, look at the old, cute houses and just get a feel on how things used to be around there. You feel like you've gone back in history when walking around over there!

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Leuven, Belgium
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87 reviews
50 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Peace and tranquility - well restored large beguinade with marvelous church at its center and lots of wonderful houses inhabited by students around it.

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Leuven, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful place in Leuven. It is a calm and quite place, full of flowers during spring and summer. It is much more nicer than the Begijnhof in Bruges. Nowadays, it is part of KU Leuven dorms.

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Brussels, Belgium
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38 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were actually awed when visiting this. Apparently the KU Leuven university totally renovated this place and made living quarters for it's students. It's a really nice place to visit and just sit. It's a city within a city.

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Leuven, Belgium
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I did go because this place is on the unesco list. I was suprised by the quiet atmosphere. Glad I went there.

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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Begijnhof is a tranquil and romantic place not far from the bustling city centre. Beautiful small brick buildings with lots of greenery and small courtyards and a small stream flowing through. We enjoyed a relaxing walk on a bright summer's day.

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Leuven, Belgium
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26 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice and a quiet place, it is something to visit during summer, it takes like 10 minutes, nothing much to see but I love it.

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Thank Patrizia E
Leuven, Belgium
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This "Begijnhof" is smaller than the one in e.g. Bruges, but it is extremely well preserved and maintained by Leuven's University. It is also an quite oasis in town. Recommended for an afternoon of history and relaxation !

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Thank Walter D
Arlington, Virginia
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125 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful historic buildings with river flowing through it. Pretty deserted the day we were there. Sadly some trash left about.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely to walk around. Quiet and peaceful. No local cafes but yes a hotel on the edge with an acceptable restaurant and lovely grounds.

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