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Address: Rue de la Regence 3b, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Dominating the Sablon Square in the center of Brussels, this church was...

Dominating the Sablon Square in the center of Brussels, this church was transformed from a chapel into a major gothic church starting in 1436 through the beginning of the 16th century, and truly exemplifies the Brabantine gothic style of architecture.

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Even though this church is free to enter, I think making a small contribution to their "poor box" would be a lovely gesture. It takes a mountain of money to maintain these old... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Clearwater, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Church stands near arterial road and still carries some special energy of Gothic forms. Inside is a mixture of different styles and furnishing. Pulpit is special, some altars have very cold forms.

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Clearwater, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Even though this church is free to enter, I think making a small contribution to their "poor box" would be a lovely gesture. It takes a mountain of money to maintain these old buildings and every contribution helps.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must Visit place. The details are just incredible.... and the location is great.The stained glass and carved woodwork are especially beautiful. Be sure to go inside before 5pm as it closes after that..

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A church near the Palace of Justice this is a beautiful building. It was very cold inside though and we had to leave remain bundled up to walk around.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not only is this church a beautiful building but the stained glass windows inside are stunning. It offers a lovely atmosphere to contemplate and I go here to remember friends that have passed away, might sound morbid but I can assure you it is uplifting. Don't forget to wander around the area which is also beautiful and enjoy the little... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although this church is highly rated I wouldn't consider it a primary location to be visited, if you have time definitely come here.Like other churches, it has a lovely construction architecture

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This beautiful church is worth seeing for its elegant, tall & slender windows behind the altar which feature wonderful stained glass. There is also a heavily carved wooden pulpit, a large organ & some interesting works of Art. It is worth looking out for Mary in her boat (we found 3 versions).

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 February 2017

Quiet contemplative atmosphere. Well-maintained church with beautiful stained glass. An organ festival was on when we were there which show how relevant it still is.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Tour guides in Brussels would almost always try to compare this to THE Notre Dame (to make it clear, I mean the one on Paris), but in my opinion no comparioson is possible. I am not saying it in not a nice building with nice interior, I am just saying it is not very impressive compared to other European attractions.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2017

This started in 1304 as a chapel for the crossbow guild. In the 15th century the church was built. Polychrome murals, beautiful stained glass windows.

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