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Small typical Beguinage in Diest

Diest is one of the belgian cities who has still a living Beguinage. It is not crowded, and... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Daniel D
Brussels, Belgium
bezoekje met de schoonouders

always nice to visit one of the older buildings in Belgium, it gives you a good idea how these... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Antwerp, Belgium
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Reviewed 21 August 2018

Diest is one of the belgian cities who has still a living Beguinage. It is not crowded, and shouldn't be. There is also out- and inside a small parking. And in one place you can taste the daily soup with bread.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Daniel D
Reviewed 1 July 2018

One of my favorites, a historical and clean place. Some of the houses are inhabited, some are used as shop, there is also a bistro and a restaurant. On the first sunday of the month there is a book market in the streets

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

beginhof is full of history.My Dad was born there and went there for holidays as a child and going back some 50 years later it is still the same as l remember as a child cobbled streets and the houses just the same.Wonderful

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank patspurling52
Reviewed 13 February 2018

The Begijnhof in Diest is a place that you must see when you are visiting Diest. One of the most beautiful Begijnhof in Flanders...

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank marcc318
Reviewed 15 August 2017

always nice to visit one of the older buildings in Belgium, it gives you a good idea how these people lived in the past and still at this day, it's near the "halve maan" a recreational park where you can also enjoy a drink or...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 160rudyv
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

It is a village in The village. The magic atmosphere of the religious timeless period of the Nuns is still there, in those small lovely roads. There are few artigianal shops and 2 cafè. Lovely make a walk. Nice event in september with all the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Carla D
Reviewed 25 April 2017

Ok for a short visit when in neighborhood, nice old buildings, there's a nice bar where you can enjoy the local beers.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank guythediver
Reviewed 25 February 2017

Beguinages are a bit similar in most places. I liked the atmosphere here better than in other beguinages because there was a cozy bar. The beguinage still breathed the religious atmosphere, with the little sculptures above every door. The entrance gate at the northwest looked...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Reviewed 22 January 2017

Nice hotel, great location in the heart of Diest City and affordable prices. Staff is very friendly and service quality are very good. They serve breakfast with a lot of choices. I recommend this hotel.

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank suntradeoffice
Reviewed 22 May 2016

Very quiet place,nice walking places .when it's possible talk with the people who lives their.Nice expositions

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Pascal G
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