This peaceful Cistercian abbey on the southern outskirts of Brussels dates from the late 12th century. Used for government offices since the French Revolution, it includes an abbey church with a beautifully simple barrel-vaulted nave.

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Abbaye de la Cambre
c. 1196

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Last Updated
February 4, 2015
First Published
October 8, 2013
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Holly Hayes
Abbaye de la Cambre - Brussels, Belgium