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Jacques Francquart and Pieter Husseyns designed this imposing baroque church (1629 – 1647), which reflects the one-time wealth of the Large Beguinage.  The paintings feature several female saints, evidence of the devotion of the beguines.*

*From the signboard in front of the church.

8 Comments CherryPie on May 27th 2014

After a good nights sleep we ventured downstairs for breakfast. The breakfast room is quite stunning. It is situated in what was the choir of the church.
The breakfast buffet was one of the best I have ever seen. There was a decadent option of having a glass of Cava to put you in [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 1st 2014

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