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Church, Fretsaers clockwork

This beguinage is pretty nice. The church is right in the middle. It looks pretty old, and the... read more

Reviewed June 6, 2017
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Oase of peace and rest

A very comfortable place to be, peacefully and quiet. For us it was a welcome moment of rest during... read more

Reviewed July 13, 2015
vbhmvdp
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Driebergen, The Netherlands
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Aug 27, 2018
“The only church in Flanders showing original murals!”
Sep 18, 2017
“Large site for a small town”
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Reviewed August 27, 2018

Not only the original murals and the art exhibition in this church are worth a visit. During our visit the men at the entree was telling us legends and stories about the different saints displayed on the murals! Loved it! What a surprise and for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank oelethoelen
Reviewed September 18, 2017

We walked from the center of town to the Begijnhof, but there is free parking near. The walk is pleasant and takes only 15 minutes leisurely minutes. The houses that enclose the church are being renovated and look like normal houses. The church has a...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 21, 2017

This is one of the mostly destroyed beguinages, and wouldn´t be worth seeing, if it was not for its church, which has survived. It is a large and impressive church, at least as churches in beguinages go. The church has the oldest working organ in...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Katrien S
Reviewed June 6, 2017

This beguinage is pretty nice. The church is right in the middle. It looks pretty old, and the interior has lots of frescoes. And a few altars. Right next to it there is a building with the so-called Fretsaers clockwork. There are a few other...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Hidden Gem. Very interesting and worth visiting if the antique market isn't up to scratch. I think we went on a bad day. Some interesting art work in the garden and the building next to it.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed July 13, 2015

A very comfortable place to be, peacefully and quiet. For us it was a welcome moment of rest during our city visit. Very nice photospot also :)

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed June 25, 2012

This was our first beguinage (of many inscribed on World Heritage List) we visited in Belgium. I was really expecting something much bigger, with usual monastery enclosures. This place is anything but. Small church in the middle of trimmed grass (surprising crosses made of hedge,...More

Date of experience: June 2012
2  Thank endrju_74
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