La Cambre Abbey
La Cambre Abbey (French: Abbaye de la Cambre) is a former abbey in Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium. It is between Bois de la Cambre and the Ixelles Ponds. It was founded in 1201 by a noble woman of Brussels, Gisèle. The abbey church is a Catholic church. The monastery also has the headquarters of the Belgian National Geographic Institute and a visual arts school. It has a small park in the front and a larger one in the back.
References[change | edit source]
- "Abbaye de la Cambre". VISITBRUSSELS. http://www.visitbrussels.be/bitc/BE_en/monument/705/abbaye-de-la-cambre.do. Retrieved 8 September 2013.
Other websites[change | edit source]
- Abbaye de la Cambre on the Visitbrussels web site