Church of Our Lady

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Brugge, Belgium
050 34 53 14
Church of Our Lady - exterior of Church of Our Lady
Church of Our Lady - Madonna and Child
Church of Our Lady - chapel
Church of Our Lady - Altarpiece of Calvary - Bernard van Orley
Church of Our Lady - tomb of Mary of Burgundy
Church of Our Lady - inside apse
Church of Our Lady - church drawing

Church of Our Lady Brugge Reviews

WalterC WalterC
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Definitely see Mar 14, 2010
A huge church in the town of Bruges, the Church of Our Lady is a nice place to see some wonderful church art.

The highlight in this place, is the Madonna and Child by Michelangelo, located in the chapel, which is the first thing seen when entering. It was the only work of his, that has left Italy during his lifetime. Completed in 1504, this was carved when he took a break from carving his most famous work, David.

There is more church art and tombs in the apse, but that is separate admission. Some of the tombs include that of Mary of Burgundy and other rulers of Bruges. There are other church art and an altarpiece on display as well. If you like seeing this type of art, then it may be worth the admission.

Visit to the main part of the church is free. But in winter, keep in mind that it is not heated at all.
exterior of Church of Our Lady
Madonna and Child
inside apse
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JonLau says:
Thanks for sharing this, and I am visiting Brugge in April this year. I love Michelangelo's work, and will definitely make a stop to see it.

Thanks again.
Posted on: Jan 27, 2016
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