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Notre Dame du Sablon

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Address: Rue de la Regence 3b, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 2 511 57 41
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Activities: City walk sightseeing
Description: 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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Definitely Take a Look Inside!

An architectural delight! Take a walk through the inside and explore the grand sights. Easy to get to. You can spend a lot of time inside looking around and getting the feel of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

An architectural delight! Take a walk through the inside and explore the grand sights. Easy to get to. You can spend a lot of time inside looking around and getting the feel of what it must have been like so many years ago.

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Senlis, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

This is a pretty church on a smaller scale. It has remarkable stained glass windows- I had never seen coat of arms as a church window theme, for example. It is worth a short detour. On Sundays, an antique market is held just outside.

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Montana Rose
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

The last place we saw in Brussels, but my favorite. I loved the gothic exterior and the magnificent stained glass windows inside. I loved the history (story) behind the church too. It's free and totally worth 30 or so minutes of one's time. In a great neighborhood near a lovely little park that's also worth visiting and not far from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

One of my favorite churches in Brussels. It combines history, architecture, faith and solemnity in one unique place. I love to go there and admire the tranquility while meditating.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

No need to go inside, but if you are in the area, and it is highly recommended that you take a stroll through this area, take a few minutes to walk around this structure. The extraordinary statues on the outside and the overall architecture makes this the jewel of Brussels.

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Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

This is a beautiful church which is worth a visit, take some minutes to visit the old church and admire its beautiful stained glass windows. The peace and quiet there will do you good.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

What a lovely cathedral! In one of the best neighborhoods of Brussels (Sablon) and right across the street from the darling Petit Sablon Square park. In English it's the Church of Our Blessed Lady of the Sablon. It's a Catholic Church from the 15th Century and sort of a miniature Notre Dame (of Paris). It's gorgeous! There's no entry fee.... More 

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Lahore, Pakistan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Another beautiful church close to the city centre (Palace),Lovely stain glass and amazing architecture .Really worth a .

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

This is worth visiting for the art. Also, you should walk around the Sablon neighborhood, and sit in the park. It appears that these Cathedrals are little municipal art museums rather than working churches, since there are few religious Catholics left in Belgium.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

A very nice church. Well worth a visit and a quick look around. Not quite as grand as nearby st michaels and a little dark inside but some lovely stained glass windows.

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