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Eglise St-Barthelemy (Church of St. Bartholomew)

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Address: Place Saint-Barthelemy, Liege 4000, Belgium
Phone Number: 04-250 23 72
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One of the 7 wonders of Belgium is here

Forget the unfriendly, slightly arrogant reception you might get at the entrance counter (yes you have to pay to get in and it's worth every cent). Immediately head for the famous... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Forget the unfriendly, slightly arrogant reception you might get at the entrance counter (yes you have to pay to get in and it's worth every cent). Immediately head for the famous 12th Century Baptistry. Of the 7 wonders of Belgium, this is the one I personally like most. It is the oldest and a marvel of harmony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

Senior discount is avilable. There is explanation paper for foreign tourists, and we got Japanese one. The tresure of the church, the Font of St. Bathelemy, is displayed at the best place in the church.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

Very interesting and unique church. The 12th century fonds baptismaux is must to see piece and only one in the world.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Both outside and inside of this church were beautiful, especially, I was impressed with the white based walls inside the church. The Baptismal font also beautiful and I could see two missing blonde cows under the blonde cup. I watched the video in English in the church, which showed the church before and after the recent refurbishment and was interesting... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

One of the reasons I went to Liège was to see the beautiful 12th century font in this church. It is cast in bronze and was the work of a superlative craftsman - more than that, of an artist who produced a work of classical realism that was very unusual in its day. And very beautiful.

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Liege, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is the most interesting church in Liège. It has been carefully renovated during years with great success. You will be stricken by its white and red outside, with the two towers that show rhomboidal roof in Germanic style. The inside deserves a visit. The main piece is the famous 'fonds baptismaux' which are unique in the world.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

This church is next to the Curtius Museum. It is famous for its beautiful font, but the rest of the building is also worth seeing. The exterior looks like a German Rhine Valley church, but the interior is more Central European Baroque. Definitely worth dropping in if you are visiting the Curtius Museum.

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Address: Place Saint-Barthelemy, Liege 4000, Belgium
Phone Number: 04-250 23 72
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Wallonia  >  The Ardennes  >  Liege Province  >  Liege

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