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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 4 weeks ago
Daniel D
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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
Rudy V
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4 weeks ago
“Small typical Beguinage in Diest”
1 Jul 2018
“One of the last 13 remaining. A must if you visit Diest.”
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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

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

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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...

Thank Marc C
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

Thank Rudy V
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

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.

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

Thank RHAHJ
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.

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

Thank Pascal G
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