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Excellent modern stained glass

We kept passing this little church, so decided to look in. It is charming. Of particular note are... read more

Reviewed April 10, 2019
London, United Kingdom
Little quiet church in a bustling city

Marie Magdalene chapel looks like an old church of a village or a small tow, even though it... read more

Reviewed December 19, 2018
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Rue de la Madeleine 1, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This beautiful little chapel is easy to find and is worth taking the time to visit. Don’t expect anything majestic but that is what I like after seeing so many elaborate churches and cathedrals. Beautiful and humble.

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Xanerin
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I had just jumped the train down from Antwerp and got off at Brussels Central Station and the first major structure that greeted us was the beautiful Eglise Sainte Marie Madeleine. Established by the Brothers Of Mercy in the 13th...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed April 10, 2019

We kept passing this little church, so decided to look in. It is charming. Of particular note are the modern stained glass windows. Also the wall painting in the side chapel is unusual.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank MestaChios
Reviewed January 18, 2019

This small church is easily missed if you are not careful, but it's on the way to the "upper town" and we stumbled upon it by accident. It's quite a charming little place, too. Very picturesque. Don't miss it.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Boyd F
Reviewed December 19, 2018

Marie Magdalene chapel looks like an old church of a village or a small tow, even though it stands at a crossing of several busy streets and in the neighbourhood of the Central Railway station. It looks very old and historically it is, though it...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

We visited this simple calm church. Very simple and peaceful inside. A countertenor voice sang an office from the back of the church without any warning, and gave us a moving moment of contemplation. Lovely stained glass windows from the 50s.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 2, 2018

This Catholic church dates to the 13th and 15th Centuries, and was part of the convent of the Brothers Saccites. Stained glass dates to 1957 renovations. French bombardment in 1695 partly destroyed the structure. This Church is calm and tranquil and peaceful. It is a...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 26, 2018 via mobile

Located just outside Central Train Station,Saint Mary Magdalene Church is one of Brussels oldest churches and was established by the Brothers Of Mercy in the 13th century but the church is on the site of a much older religious site,restoration work carried out in the...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed February 10, 2018 via mobile

Very Central location and beautiful old church with many sides to it. You have to walk around to find open entry door. Nice stained glass windows. Worth a quick stop.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank StephenCr0ss
Reviewed December 9, 2017

Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine (Church of St. Mary Magdalene) is a historic church located along Rue de la Madeleine just outside the Brussels Central train station and perhaps 200 metres from the Grand Place. This is another Brabant Gothic style church, featuring a Baroque period wing...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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