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"Stl John's Hospital" St-Janshospitaal Tip by richiecdisc

St-Janshospitaal, Brugge: 21 reviews and 44 photos

  a sneaky peak at St. Jakobshospital
by richiecdisc

Currently housing the Memling Museum and featuring the works of German born artist Hans Memling noted for his intricately detailed religious figures, St. John’s structure is one of Europe’s oldest hospitals still in existence. It dates back to the 12th century when going to the hospital meant finding a place that provided shelter, food and religious guidance while waiting to die.

Address: Mariastraat 38

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  • Updated Feb 19, 2007
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