Diest

A town with an interesting history, Diest is home to several historic attractions, including preserved ramparts.

Diest is home to several interesting sites. The Grote Markt is surrounded by picturesque houses from the 16th to 18th Century. The town hall is also located here. The church of St. Sulpitius is also located on the Grote Markt. It was built in 1417-1534 from brown sandstone, typical of this period. The grave of Philip of Orange can be found here. After the death of his father William I of Orange-Nassau, he became Lord of the city. The house "Hof van Nassau" in the centre is worth a visit, along with Gothic church of Our Lady (built 1253-1288) which has an award-winning pulpit. In the Sint Jan Berchmansstraat you can visit the "Gulden Maan" , the house where St. John Berchmans was born.
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