Beguines' convent (Beguinage)
West Flanders only has three beguinages or convents left. Apart from Bruges and Kortrijk, Diksmuide also has one. The Beguines Convent was built behind the towns canal in the 13th century. After the First World War, it first became a care home, now its a place where mentally disabled people live. There is a little chapel where you can light a candle. The gift shop Miss Sibylles House offers nice and authentic creations, made by the people who live at the site.dicap.
The Beguines convent is always accessible and the entrance is free.
The gift shop and information point is open from Wednesday until Saturday from 2pm until 5.30pm.