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Address: Burg 13, Bruges 8000, Belgium
Phone Number: 050-33-67-92
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 12:00 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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A must see

This is anoth per must see experience in Brugge it is in the centre with lots to see and do around. Go upstairs to the chapel and be amazed by its stunning decor and s is an... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is anoth per must see experience in Brugge it is in the centre with lots to see and do around. Go upstairs to the chapel and be amazed by its stunning decor and s is an important place for the Belgium people.

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Zottegem, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

While showing two English friends around Brugge we naturally made a stop at this Basilica. It is rather small but is absolutely beautiful inside. Although the relic was on view we didn't go to see it as we had done so on a previous visit. For me it is a place that invites contemplation.

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Catford, London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A beautiful old church with amazing interior. The stories around the church are quite interesting. You leave with a good feel factor.

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Georgetown, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I had read about this little Basilica prior to our trip to Bruges. Luckily we were able to see the relic believed to be the blood of the Christ taken from his body. We were also lucky to see a thorn from His crown in Pisa, Italy, but this Holy Blood relic was quiet moving to view.... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small church is tucked away in a corner of Burg square and you could be excused for missing it entirely or not thinking it worth a visit as in Europe you see soooo many churches. Luckily I had read about it in "1000 things to see before you die" type book and I was the one in our group... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Basilica of the Holy Blood may now be a minor basilica, it is well worth visiting for the beauty of the interior. Among other very old and beautifully maintained structures in the Burg in Bruges, it was built in the 12th century as the chapel of the residence of the Count of Flanders. It contains a venerated relic of... More 

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Bracknell, England
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We popped into to see this as it was free due to monument weekend. It is tiny, but obviously revered judging by the care taken over it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's is one of the must do's in Bruges the church is magnificent and even though the outer does not show it the church inside is very nice

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Apollo Bay, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The old church is well worth a visit, stunningly beautiful inside and out. The simplicity of the viewing was really welcome. No over the top ceremony.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Most worthy of a visit with the only relic of Jesus Christ (I believe) and some incredible art work. Make sure you check out open and close times for the day(s) you are visiting as sometimes closes during the day. We visited on a Sunday and it was closed around lunchtime as well as during mass.

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