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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 27/11  >  >
  • F 28/11  >  >
  • S 29/11  >  >
  • S 30/11  >  >
  • M 01/12  >  >
  • T 02/12  >  >
  • W 03/12  >  >
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Klooster Paters Augustijnen

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