Anderlecht Beguinage Brussels, Belgium

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This was the home of the Beguines, Catholic lay sisters who were mostly widows of Crusaders. They lived in small houses grouped around a pleasant courtyard, two of which are preserved as a museum.

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319149
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Anderlecht Beguinage
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50.836123° N, 4.306812° E

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Anderlecht Beguinage (Brussels, Belgium)
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Holly Hayes
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March 21, 2015