La Cambre Abbey

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The small park
Abbaye de la Cambre
Alexandrine Snoy, last abbess of 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.[1] 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.

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  1. "Abbaye de la Cambre". VISITBRUSSELS. Archived from the original on 10 December 2013. Retrieved 8 September 2013.

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