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St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

St Peter's Abbey

The refectory wing of St Peter’s Abbey is authentically medieval. The splendid garden with its vineyard and ruins is a green oasis in the heart of the city.

The St Peter’s Abbey holds prestigious internationally-oriented exhibitions every year. You can visit the abbey with a unique movie guide.

Enjoy a virtual visit to the St Peter's Abbey.

Opening hours

  • W 16/08  >
  • T 17/08  >
  • F 18/08  >
  • S 19/08  >
  • S 20/08  >
  • M 21/08 closed
  • T 22/08  >
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Movie guide



Historische Huizen Gent
Sint-Pietersplein 9
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92668500
URL - link: Sint-Pietersabdij
Stadsplan: D6



9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92101075


Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

  • Kindvriendelijke musea

Public transport




Festivals, Exhibitions

Arriving immigrants, Haifa, Israel, 1949-50
“80 Days of Summer” displays surprising photographs series in a unique setting. It’s a combination of unusual exhibitions in dialogue with photography and history.



In the neighbourhood

Carll Cneut
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Lam Gods Gent
The Van Eyck brothers painted this unique altarpiece in 1432. It is the highlight of the Flemish Primitives and a milestone in art history.
Gravensteen Gent
‘I’ll show them who’s boss’: that’s what Philip of Alsace had in mind.
Huis van Alijn Gent
When you enter the splendid indoor garden of this former place of worship, it seems as if you have left the city.