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St Bavo’s Abbey

You are standing on historic soil. In the 7th century, Amandus of Ghent founded St Bavo’s Abbey in an attempt to convert the residents of Ganda (Latin for ‘Ghent’). The ruins now make up one of the most poetic sites in Ghent.

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Come and discover this magnificent place

St Bavo’s Abbey is open from April to November on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from 2.00 to 6.00 p.m. Guided tours are possible all year round.