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St. Walburga's Church (Sint-Walburgakerk)

Bruges, Belgium
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Ranked #21 of 56 Attractions in Bruges
Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Type: Religious Sites, Cultural
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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219 reviews 219 reviews
159 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

The church is beautiful in its simplicity, with a clean look. We got there during the mass, so we couldn't look around too much, but on the other hand we were amazed with the beautiful music of the mass.

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Nicosia, Italy
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17 reviews 17 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It is spacious and filled with light church. Amazing architecture and for some reason it has pacifying effect on you. You can stay there for hours.

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Radstock, United Kingdom
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68 reviews 68 reviews
49 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This church was very close to our apartment, so was very easy to find and i am very glad I visited. The inside is incredible with very stunning views. Well worth a short visit Calming atmosphere

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Cromer, United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Well worth a short walk away from the centre of the city to discover this wonderful gem. Kept in beautiful order and a real piece of architecture.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
19 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is a fascinating building. Very ornate but in need of attention. We visited it twice, once for our Friday evening rehearsal and the again on Saturday for our concert. Full of tourists who were very appreciative of our singing. Good place to sing.

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
7 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

This church is amazing. ..its so hard to find the words to describe it. ...is a must see!!! It is under renovation but it doesn't take away from the breath taking ceilings and windows

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
22 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2014

We visited this church on the Thursday afternoon; this was the first timewe saw it was open. As it is off the main square a bit, it was not full of tourist so was peaceful and powerful. Entry by donation. Gorgeous pulpit, nice art work, decorate communion rail, lots of silverware and a lovely altar piece by Suvee. Certainly worth... More 

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Macclesfield
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55 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

From the outside you think what and amazing place and want to take a look inside, sadly when you go inside it’s a different story and out of the 4 churches we visited this was the worst off. This church is not loved by the owners etc. There is damp everywhere and it’s decorated sparsely. Paintings are ruined and works... More 

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Gilberdyke
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261 attraction reviews
225 helpful votes 225 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It’s worth the effort to find this church, which is on side streets to the north east of the Markt. The interior is spectacularly beautiful, and a real surprise. There is no entrance fee, but donations are welcome, of course. And there’s no restriction on photography, which isn’t the case for many similar places. I’ll let the attached photos handle... More 

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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

My daughter & I walked past this church, and didn't even think about going in as it didn't look particularly interesting from the outside as it was a very plain looking church. We decided to go in and was amazed at just how good it was, a lovely marble tiled floor, the most amazing carved pulpit/lectern. GPS co-ordinates to this... More 

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