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Achel
(Hamont-Achel)
Limburg

De Kluis 1
(Sint-Benedictusabdij (Achelse Kluis))

Sint Benedictus

Saint Benedict

(c.480-543)
Patron saint of Europe and students; founded communities for monks. Benedict's main achievement is his "Rule of Saint Benedict", containing precepts for his monks
(Wikipedia)

20th century

Achel /  Sint Benedictus   Achel /  Sint Benedictus

Description

Polychrome statue in a niche above the entrance of the Sint-Benedictus-Abdij.

Achel - Sint Benedictus

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Locatie (N 51°17'56" - E 5°29'19")

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Item Code: beli006; Photograph: 31 March 2018
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