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Theatre Jesuette

In the middle of an industrial area lies this abandoned theater, originally used as a party hall for the workers of a nearby …

Ecole Agricole

l’Ecole Provinciale des Métiers, the Provincial Trade School, built in 1926 and abandoned in 2007. This huge complex of classrooms and dorms, …

KTA Ronse

A technical school full of cool grafitti-works by local street artists like Peteone, Mataone and Skitso, each with their own style. Among …

Boarding School

Not much history to tell about this place. It used to be a boarding school for boys and girls (in separate wings …

Royal Athenaeum

A big school building that’s only half abandoned. One part is used for music classes, the other part is abandoned. Pretty uninteresting …

Medicine Deanery

Pink walls, artsy rooms  and an auditorium with the lights still on. A very odd place this is.

Le Gendarmerie Nationale

The Belgian Gendarmerie (Gens d’armes = armed men) was abolished 11 years ago, many barracks are abandoned since. Lots of these living …

Hippodrome Groenendael

Here we are again with another relatively close to home location. We parked the car at a nearby train station, and walked …

The University

Today, we went to visit, among some other things, a university campus. The campus consists of various buildings that used to house …