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Address: Vrouwekerkhof Zuid, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32-0-50 33 19 17
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Mon - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Description: This church features a 122m spire and what is claimed to be the only...
This church features a 122m spire and what is claimed to be the only Michaelangelo statue to have left Italy in his lifetime.
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Only for the MIchelangelo's masterpiece

Another spectacular church of this amazing city. The so I called Church of our Lady, being place not so far from the city center and easily reachable just by walking. Need to pay... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Another spectacular church of this amazing city. The so I called Church of our Lady, being place not so far from the city center and easily reachable just by walking. Need to pay a little ticket fee to enter, I suppose the additional pay is due to see the great Michelangelo's masterpiece Which is the Virgin Mary with child. That's... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

We visited this month. There is a major renovation project underway so there was not a peaceful feeling to the church. You pay a few Euros to get into the area where the Madonna statue and that is worth doing as it is a lovely piece.

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015 NEW

Went here to see the Madonna & Child by Michelangelo as its one of his only artworks outside of Italy. You pay to see the area where the sculpture is but you can walk around the church for free and is definitely worth it as some stunning architecture and views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Brugge is an awesome town in Belgium to visit. We took a day trip to there from Brussels and it was inexpensive for the tour. I recommend the tour that includes Ghent with it. Brugge is amazing for pictures and you will go wild with all the history from architecture to great little shops in city center. We went into... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

To see a Michelangelo is worth it. Add that the church is still standing even though it is made of brick construction that towers higher than most 10 story buildings on marginal ground for footings is phenomenal. Inside the church the construction has affected it's beauty with temporary walls. The openness and flow is a bit awkward right know and... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

I travelled all over Belgium and saw many beautiful sights, but this is the one that subdued me. I felt so privileged to see a work of Michelangelo.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Much of the church was blocked off by scaffolding while we were there, but one can see Michelangelo's Madonna and Child, his only work to leave Italy in his lifetime. We also attended a lovely Mass in Flemish.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

The church is undergoing renovation, so you can only see part of the Church. But Michaelangelo's Madonna & Child is still on display in a separate section, and during the renovation it is half price (3 Euro instead of 6), and that's what I went to see anyway. Enjoyed the discount.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

We visited the Church of our lady during our visit to Bruges. The cathedral is free unless you want to see the Michelangelo's statue. There is a 3 Euro per adult to see the statue. This is supposed to be the only Michelangelo's statue out of Italy. This cathedral is an easy 5 mins walk from the Belfry tower right... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Hollywood has certainly helped foot traffic in the Church of Our Lady - it wasn't packed the afternoon we visited, but the short rain storm may have helped keep the crowds at bay! Michelangelo's Madonna and child is here - a lovely statue, and our local tour guide sent out a special thank you to George Clooney for the statue's... More 

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Additional Information about Church of Our Lady (Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk)

Address: Vrouwekerkhof Zuid, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 00 32-0-50 33 19 17
Location: Europe  >  Belgium  >  Flanders  >  West Flanders Province  >  Bruges
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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