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Address: Burg 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number:
+32 50 33 67 92
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10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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This chapel contains a phial that reputedly contains Christ's blood brought...

This chapel contains a phial that reputedly contains Christ's blood brought back from the Crusades.

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Small but beautiful

Well worth a visit. Allow yourself time to sit and reflect. Its not easy to find but worth looking for.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Norfolk
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Well worth a visit. Allow yourself time to sit and reflect. Its not easy to find but worth looking for.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A must see. This is a really old Gothic church - I could almost imagine a brotherhood of knights meeting in secret and swearing allegiance to protect the holy relic with their lives. the bottom vault looks centuries old. The golden figurines guarding this dark colored building shines in contrast. Inside houses a holy relic said to contain the blood... More 

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beirut
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I was so lucky that there was a priest there and the visit was divine . its one of the few places where you can pray ane the church is lovely.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful little church, visited just before the 2 o'clock ceremony, only lasts 5 minutes then you get to queue up to touch the holy blood, well you get to put your hands on perspex above the container holding the blood, but hey it's Christs blood, you will need to make a donation to do this. You are free to take... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to visit - beautiful inside but was quite busy. Free of charge which is always a bonus!!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very nice church with nice and peaceful atmosphere. you have the chance to see the holly blood and take the blessing. the staits leading the way to the church are nice.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a church, so if you don't like churches, you won't like it but it is ancient and breathtaking and beautiful. I loved it.

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Malmö, Skåne Län, Sweden
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a beautiful church that I very much liked when I entered. It's not so very big as a lot of other churches and that's what I found most charming.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We paid to go in and see the Basilica of the Holy Blood but were not told that it was not on show at that time. This meant we paid to see a very small room with not much in it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's very peaceful and I'd imagine it be be a great place to find solace. The entrance is modest and tucked away, when we entered the main part of the basilica it was massive or so it seemed. It was beautiful. I'd definitely recommend seeing it.

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