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Hidden treasure

Our guide took us to these hidden treasures. Not well publicized it was interesting to hear the... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
Greg B
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Tarpon Springs, Florida
Hidden Attraction

We passed through these houses as we were on the walking tour. They are beautiful and not well... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
walid m
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Wilmington, North Carolina
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Came across the area by accident whilst walking around.. was nice, though as a previous person mentioned, looked a bit scruffy. Would not be a place 'to plan to visit'..

Thank NikJ
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had read about these almshouses in the guide book and were looking forward to seeing their gardens but found that they were rather neglected and scruffy.

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Reviewed 14 September 2018

Our guide took us to these hidden treasures. Not well publicized it was interesting to hear the history of these small beautiful homes.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We passed through these houses as we were on the walking tour. They are beautiful and not well publicized.

Thank walid m
Reviewed 13 July 2018

We found this while lost and looking for the museum but it is a rare gem and hidden behind a high wall, if you weren't actually looking for it, or walking past, you'd miss it.

Thank Narziss
Reviewed 4 July 2018

These almhouses were meant for the poor. Only some of these are accessible to public. Be quiet when you are inside them as elderly people stay here.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed 3 June 2018

We were told that hundreds of years ago, these homes were built for the poor. I just now read online that they were built by rich people for poor single women. Each person who received one of these homes had to pray daily for the...More

Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Just off a main street, do stop for a photo. It's an archetypal almshouse with a pretty garden; the exterior wall has been lowered, so you can see it all from the street.

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Almshouses were built by wealthy people in the 14th century to house poor elderly people and many are still in use today. Many visit the whitewashed buildings with pretty gardens. Great photo opportunity.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

I found these Godshuizen late in the afternoon on such a beautiful early spring day, with bright sunshine. I had the place to myself and it was wonderful to enjoy the peace in this tranquil spot. There is a wonderful chapel at one end, well...More

Thank Claire B
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