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  • Religious heritage

This superb abbey, founded in 1126 in the countryside near Binche, is the only one in the Hainaut region to have survived the French Revolution intact.

Visitors discover the site vis the 19th century garden (which replaced the courtyard of honour), the through stunning stairs and continue via the cloister, refectory, former kitchens, capitular hall and basilica.

Archeological excavations revealed the remains of a second abbey church (gothic, this one) at the back of the building.

This abbey is listed as exceptional cultural heritage of Wallonia.

COVID-19 : Recreational/tourist travel to and from Belgium is prohibited from Wednesday 27 January to Monday 1 April 2021. In accordance with the latest Covid-19 restrictions, most museums, tourist attractions and information centres are now closed in Wallonia, and events cancelled. We do our best to keep our information up to date but it's always best to check with the site you wish to visit before heading there - by phone, email, social media or simply a look at their website - to see their latest opening hours and entry conditions. Some will prefer you to book your ticket in advance. Infos
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