Dieleghem Abbey

Jette, Belgium

Dieleghem Abbey was founded in 1095 by the Bishop of Cambrai and administered by Augustinian canons. In 1140, the abbey’s monks switched to the rules of the Premonstratensian order. In the 13th century, the abbey now called Dieleghem possessed half of the commune’s territory and played an important social and economic role until the French Revolution. In November 1796, the Canons Regular were evicted and deported to an island off the shores of Brittany.

The abbey was looted and subsequently destroyed, sparing only the abbot's residence. The former residence of the abbot now houses the collections of the museum of the County of Jette.

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Founded: 1095
Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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Marie Baccus (2 years ago)
Wonderful place to celebrate a civil wedding
Maximilien Francq (2 years ago)
Not a big fan. We went to a wedding but they were in too much of a rush to kick us out. And then I find the decoration old.
ANNE M.E. BOURDON (2 years ago)
Nice concert and nice place. Back to a cultural activity followed by the drink bringing the participants closer together as we had known before the pandemic. And... the sun was in the game ???
Yves Vervust (4 years ago)
Beautiful building managed by the municipality of Jette. Exhibitions are organized there as well as weddings.
Dave Dimak (4 years ago)
The setting is truly magnificent and hosts both weddings ... and artist openings. That evening, it was the Belgian artist Cédric Léonard who was in the spotlight. While waiting for its next opening, do not hesitate to visit the abbey if you have the opportunity, or to recommend it for your events
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