Monastery of the Augustinian Fathers
In the neighbourhood
The Carmelite Monks form a living community in Ghent.
At the end of the last century, this friary of the Calced Carmelites was fully restored.
The steeple of St Michael’s Church should have stood out above all the others, but history decided otherwise: the 134 metre high planned ‘monument of triumph’, has remained at a paltry 24 metres.