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The English Convent

Carmersstraat 83/85, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 33 24 24
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The Ceiling is truly amazing and its history is intriguing!

After our visit to the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, it was time to visit the English Convent... read more

Reviewed 19 March 2017
Robby G C
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Toronto, Canada
A Delightful Visit

On our way to see the windmills of Bruges we came upon the English Convent. We spent a delight hour... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2016
lfiebert
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Lansdale, Pennsylvania
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1 Nov 2016
“A Delightful Visit ”
19 Mar 2017
“The Ceiling is truly amazing and its history is intriguing!”
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Carmersstraat 83/85, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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+32 50 33 24 24
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Reviewed 19 March 2017

After our visit to the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie, it was time to visit the English Convent. They have specified times to visit it. We found this out thanks to a citizen of Bruges. Once there, we had to ring the bell and the door was...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

On our way to see the windmills of Bruges we came upon the English Convent. We spent a delight hour walking around the church and having a personal tour with Sister Francis-a personable and knowledgable long time resident of the convent. She took great pride...More

Thank lfiebert
Reviewed 4 September 2015

We saw this as part of the canal boat ride around Bruges. Just another of the very many buildings that attract the tourists.

Thank Lorna M
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We will never forget this visit, the highlight of our holiday. We hope Sister Francis has a safe pilgrimage. 3 ladies from England.

1  Thank Wend145
Reviewed 16 November 2014

This is one of the so many hidden religious-cultural treasures of the City of Bruges, with its roots going back to the XVIth Century & the period of Reformation & Persecution of the Catholics (the "Papists") in England.

3  Thank Johan D
Reviewed 14 September 2014

This is a religious house, so they live a cloistered life. The hours for visiting are restricted: but persist. It is beautiful. The chapel (with its domed roof - at one time unique to Bruges) is very beautiful and has survived the many trials and...More

9  Thank Tim B
Reviewed 14 June 2014

Personally, I enjoy visiting churches more than visiting museums. They are each unique and at the same time more peaceful and intimate. This is no exception - yet it is the exception. Keep in mind, this is a convent and not necessarily a tourist destination....More

5  Thank MarcT555
Reviewed 8 November 2013

We had a very rewarding visit to this lovely convent in Bruge. Open in the afternoon from 2:00 to 3:30 and again 4:15 to 5:00. Enter the courtyard when the door is open and ring the reception bell. A Sister will respond, brief you on...More

8  Thank PortiaDaisy
Reviewed 18 August 2013

Although we did try to get in by going when we were told to go it just appeared to be closed down to the sign in the cloister saying "no visits" The signs are not obvious its all just to difficult ! We had been...More

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