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St Peter’s Abbey

St Peter’s Abbey is not only the exhibition hall of Historische Huizen Ghent, but also an open house well worth visiting. Come and discover its exciting history, robust architecture, and luxurious abbey gardens.

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Our historic houses are temporarily closing their doors.

Everything is quiet. Quiet in our abbeys, our city palaces, our castle. Just now, more than ever, our houses long for your admiring glances from the keep, your whispers in the corridors, your daydreaming in our salons, your smiles as you listen to our our audio guides and your cheerful conversations afterwards in the Pietersbar. Just when we all want to be out and about, looking for warmth and security. Just when a little culture would be so healing... But needs must...

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