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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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Interesting

Interesting, but nothing like Notre Dame in Paris. The Sablon area around is worth a visit with its antique shops.

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 25, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015 NEW

Interesting, but nothing like Notre Dame in Paris. The Sablon area around is worth a visit with its antique shops.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

I personally think this church is prettier than the cathedral ,I have attended mass here on a number of occasions and the Organist is very talented

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The stained glass window's in this beautiful church are just fantastic.whenever we are in brussels we alway's make a beeline to this fantastic area and with a wonderful landmark is an added bonus.It's a gothic church,wonderful to look at and if you like great building's like this in an area packed with good bar's and restaurant's this is a must... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Although the Notre Dame du Sablon dates back to the 15th century, it still appears to have preserved a sense of space amid the encroaching sides of more modern buildings and is good for a short visit. Built in the gothic style, as most churches during the middle ages, the interior is brighter than many of its counterparts. In part,... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

I love the light colored stone facades, and the stained-glass windows. Those are so light-colored, large and numerous that the inside, is flooded with light : it's just gorgeous! When I went there to mass in February, there was no heating and it was absolutely, unbearably, utterly COLD. However, it remains my very favourite church in Brussels : it's just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Lots of cafes and windows to look in on. Sundays are quieter as most retail business close down in Brussels, but the Sablon area has quite a lot of activity, as the more bohemian shops, second hand and design stores are open in teh afternoon.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Lovely church - but there is not enough to do to occupy you for too long. Impressive stained glass, lovely with the sun shining through

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Prague, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Not located in the city center but worths seeing it. In the neighbour you can find nice cafe, shops and small park with statues.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a very nice church and I have visited several times and it is always pleasent to go in and feel its solemnity. It's gothic construction is really interesting.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

A church with a very interesting history, dedicated to a stolen sculpture, beautiful stained glass and amazingly intricate pulpit. Worth a walk through.

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