After Ludwina Van Imschoot (translated by us): 'This is the graveyard 'Campo
Santo' where several more and less famous artists and deserving persons were burried, to
name a few : Jan Frans Willems, Filip De Pillecijn,
Rosalie Loveling,(literaries) Jozef Guislain (doctor),Hélène De Reuse and Camille
D'Havé (painters), and then a series of composers, architects, sculptors, benefactors,
poets, even a Nobel laureate, buried on this beautiful
located graveyard under expensive gravestones of which 131 are protected.
See website about Campo Santo:
The chapel is the late baroque Saint-Amandus' chapel. it
wad built in 1720 according to the plans by the bishop if Ghent Philip van der
This chapel is situated on top of the hill where during the 7th century the Saint
After Frans Roeloffzen: 'Saint Amandus died in 675. '