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Notre Dame du Sablon

Rue de la Regence 3b, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 511 57 41
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Ranked #9 of 224 Attractions in Brussels
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Religious Sites, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Cultural
Activities: City walk sightseeing
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Owner description: 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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Pune, India
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25 reviews 25 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

Beautiful structure and the carvings are really beautiful... The arcs have excellent stone masonary that make you stand up and appreciate the skills of the masons..

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London, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Wonderful chuch. Some amazing external stonework, particularly around the doors, plus you have to see the stunning stained glass inside. Make sure it's on your itinerary.

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Hertforshire, UK
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97 reviews 97 reviews
18 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

We didn't actually go inside the church, but it is in a very nice less touristy area, with nice restaurant/bars. Also has a good flea/antique market in the square in front of the hotel from 10am on Sunday mornings.

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23 reviews 23 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Very nice church gothic style built long years ago! The structural design is very impressive! I really love to come back and visit again!

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London, United Kingdom
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18 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

The church is pretty and out of the touristic track. In front of "Jardin du Petit Sablon", is a nice and quiet place for a prayer and relax off all day walk.

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Manila, Philippines
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231 helpful votes 231 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

I enjoyed looking at the stained glass windows in this church. There is a fancy pulpit made of big and heavy figures. My friends and I heard mass here. There was an organist, a violinist and a wonderful singer for music during mass. It made the mass special.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Nice square where you can eat, drink or shopping. The church is a little merveille. Very difficult to find a parking, you better go by public transport

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

If you like to walk and discover a city, this is a place that you may include in your itinerary and take a picture and even walk to the gardens next to it

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Haywards Heath, United Kingdom
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The building itself is a large gothic church with a high clerestory. It's a little dirty and would benefit from interior cleaning. The outstanding feature is the stained glass windows, especially behind the high altar, which are tall and brightly coloured. I doubt that many of them are very old, as the colours look too vivid, but the overall impression... More

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Brussels
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45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Worth going in on a sunny day just to enjoy the stained glass windows! Interesting, if slightly odd, pulpit!

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