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Monastery of the Augustinian Fathers

Klooster Paters Augustijnen Gent Klooster Paters Augustijnen Gent

Monastery of the Augustinian Fathers

Monastery of the Augustinian Fathers

The home of the Augustines was founded in 1296 when the Bishop of Tournai gave these preachers permission to build a monastery. St Stephen"s Church has developed into a popular place of pilgrimage where one will find St Rita"s listening ear.

Opening hours

  • T 28/05  >  >
  • F 29/05  >  >
  • S 30/05  >  >
  • S 31/05  >  >
  • M 01/06  >  >
  • T 02/06  >  >
  • W 03/06  >  >
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Klooster Paters Augustijnen

Academiestraat 1
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92642980
Op het stadsplan: B2
  • Toegankelijkheid

In the neighbourhood


Lam Gods Gent
The Van Eyck brothers painted this unique altarpiece in 1432. It is the highlight of the Flemish Primitives and a milestone in art history.
Sint-Jacobskerk Gent
The two towers still date from the Romanesque period, but since then the church has undergone much devastation, expansion and renovation.