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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Anderlecht Beguinage
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February 4, 2015
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October 8, 2013
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Holly Hayes
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Anderlecht Beguinage - Brussels, Belgium