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The Grand Béguinage of Leuven, or in Dutch Groot Begijnhof v...

wikipedia - 14 Jul 2015
The Grand Béguinage of Leuven, or in Dutch Groot Begijnhof van Leuven is a well preserved and completely restored historical quarter containing a dozen streets in the south of downtown Leuven. About 3 hectares (7.5 acres) in size, with some 300 apartments in almost 100 houses, it is one of the largest remaining béguinages in the Low Countries. It stretches on both sides of the river Dijle, which splits into two canals inside the béguinage, thus forming an island. Three bridges connect the part

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