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Church SV (Belgium)

Dilapidated church with a history dating back to the 13th century. At a certain point, archeological excavations started in this religious bastion, but these were never completed and the building was left to rot.

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Monastère de TF (Belgium)

This monastery with adjoining church was constructed in the early twentieth century (around the 1930s) by a catholic religious order on the site of a derelict castle (which was demolished to allow the construction of the monastère). Reconversion plans have already been drafted for this building.

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Pain de Vie (Belgium)

Abandoned monastery dating back to the 16th century. The old convent, once owned by the Jesuits, was taken over by the community of Pain de Vie (Bread of Life). In 2007 a fire destroyed a big part of the buildings. In 2009 a new fire – and this time it wasn’t an accident – hit the convent once again. The damages were so big this time that the monastery had to be left abandoned.

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Dominican monastery (Belgium)

Dominican monastery, built around 1730. The monastery later became a military hospital and arsenal, until it got abandoned in the late 1970’s.

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