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Leuven
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  • Abdij van 't Park
  • Beautiful park founded in 1129 by Duke Godfrey, who owned this land near Leuven. He invited the Premonstratensians to move into the small church he had built there.
  • Address:
    • Abdij van Park 7
    • 3001 Heverlee
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 16 40 36 40
  • Abdij van Keizersberg
  • A 19th-century abbey founded as a study house for monks from the Maredsous Abbey near Namur – the abbey famously on the label of Duvel Moortgat's Maredsous line.
  • Address:
    • Mechelsestraat 202
    • 3000
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 16 31 00 60
  • Sint Donatuspark
  • This city park, created in the English style, had a design makeover in the 1990's. Here you can see remnants of the original 12th-century city walls of Leuven.
  • Address:
    • Charles Deberiotstraat
    • 3000
    • Leuven
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  • Kruidtuin
  • The Kruidtuin is the oldest botanical garden in Belgium, dating back to 1738. This unique city-centre garden contains a sunken garden, a fruit garden & a tropical conservatory.
  • Address:
    • Kapucijnenvoer 30
    • 3000
    • Leuven
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  • Provinciaal Domein Kessel-Lo
  • This recreational park has playgrounds, electric & rowing boats, mini-cars, roller-skating & an outdoor heated paddling pool. Sports enthusiasts can play tennis, football, volleyball & basketball.
  • Address:
    • Beemdenstraat
    • Holsbeeksesteenweg
    • 3010
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+ 32 (0) 16 25 13 92
  • Bell Tower
  • The beautiful carillon of the Bell Tower, one of the largest in Belgium, has 63 bells weighing 35 tons. You'll also find the central university library here.
  • Address:
    • Ladeuzeplein
    • 3000
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 16 32 40 10
  • Stadhuis
  • Started in 1439, this City Hall is one of the Belgium's most celebrated, built with a superb Gothic styling throughout its three storeys. Guided tours can be arranged for visitors.
  • Address:
    • Grote Markt 9
    • 3000
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 16 28 23 17
  • Sint Pieterskerk
  • St. Peter's Church is a 15th-century Roman Catholic church that replaced the previous Romanesque building. Famed for it low bell tower after work stopped in the 1600's,
  • Address:
    • Grote Markt
    • 3000
    • Leuven
  •   Telephone+32 (0) 16 29 51 33
  • Groot Begijnhof
  • The Grand Beguinage (Begijnhof Ten Hove) is unique: a fully restored historic district of 10 streets & one of the largest beguinages in Flanders, covering 3 hectares.
  • Address:
    • Schapenstraat
    • 3000
    • Leuven
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  • Sint-Geertruikerk en Abdij
  • This church & abbey are situated in the centre of a small beguinage. The abbey, built between the 14th and 17th-centuries, has recently been restored and furnished as residences.
  • Address:
    • Halfmaartstraat
    • 3000
    • Leuven
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Sightseeing guide for Leuven attractions. Places to see and visit in and around Leuven.

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