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Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk

Mariastraat, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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The 115 metres high brick tower of the Church of Our Lady is a perfect illustration of the craftsmanship of Bruges' artisans. The church displays a valuable art collection: Michelangelo's world-famous Madonna and Child, countless paintings, 13th-century painted sepulchres and the tombs of Mary of Burgundy and Charles the Bold.
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Mariastraat, Bruges 8000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I wanted to see the Madonna, which was beautiful. It was expensive to get in and there was a lot of restoration going on. Hence a drop in price would have been appreciated.

Thank rainergirl
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

If you want to see Madonna with the Child you must enter museum and you have to pay €4 as an admission. The statue is very small and far away so you won't be able to see it properly. I think it is too much...More

Thank Aragorn65
Reviewed 4 days ago

Huge Mary’s church has the tallest tower in Brugge. Even church is huge brick building in mainly Gothic style. Inner space with three naves and separated choir has many works of art. First between them is side altar with a stone masterpiece: Michelangelo’s Madonna with...More

Thank Miha P
Reviewed 4 days ago

Had to come here to visit the Michaelangelo 'Madonna' statue. Well worth seeing this amazing sculpture. Extremely powerful. The building itself is amazing to visit and it can get quite busy but its worth the wait.

Thank phillipsrobert5
Reviewed 1 week ago

Michelangelo's Madonna and child sculpture was the reason we came as we were in Bruges and this seemed like something I should see and I am glad I did. The church itself is worth a visit anyway and you can easily spend 30 minutes or...More

Thank alyson.johnson-smith_123
Reviewed 1 week ago

Michaelangelo's Madonna and Child Sculpture a most see. Sculpture c 1504-5. perfection! behind plated glass.. tip, to take a great picture use your phone attach to the glass, there won't be any reflection. all the other sculptures are incredible too.

Thank apocalipse
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of many amazing places to visit in Bruges and definitely a must see that belongs on your short list of things to see. The interior is undergoing some restoration, but there is still much to see, including the Madonna of Bruges, by Michelangelo, one...More

Thank Paul B
Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the vist they have made it people friendly while still working on site, Most art work ect is still on view so you can see it

Thank Mal L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic visit for anyone interested in culture and history. The Madonna is the main attraction but the rest of the church is nearly as remarkable.

Thank Laila D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can admire the only Michelangelo's work outside Italy for a reduced price of 3 Euro, but that is about all currently due to restoration. If you have seen Pieta's face in Rome, you can see it again here.

Thank Davor R
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Karla M
12 August 2016|
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Response from islandhopper68 | Reviewed this property |
I think you have to pay if you want to see the Madonna by michaelangelo but i think it is free if you want to enter the church and not see the madonna.
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carole h
21 January 2016|
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Response from mash66 | Reviewed this property |
Same as other replies the renovations are taking place around it.
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Peter_K_B_Toronto
27 July 2015|
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Response from Peter_K_B_Toronto | Reviewed this property |
Restoration The Church of Our Lady is currently undergoing major restoration. During this period, the church is only partially accessible, and many artworks are not visible. From the beginning of 2014, for a period of almost... More
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