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St. James's Church (Sint-Jacobskerk)

Bruges, Belgium
+32 50 33 68 41
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Another wonderful church

We visited on our walking tour. It is a beautiful church and worth to stop. My camera broke so no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chagresjim
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Ormond Beach, Florida
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It is a nice church, but nothing spectacular. Just walk around and enjoy it. Nothing extraordinary... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
TheGreatestNomad
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  • Average10%
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“worth a visit” (3 reviews)
“pulpit” (4 reviews)
“paintings” (5 reviews)
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Bruges, Belgium
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+32 50 33 68 41
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We visited on our walking tour. It is a beautiful church and worth to stop. My camera broke so no pictures.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a nice church, but nothing spectacular. Just walk around and enjoy it. Nothing extraordinary about it.

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Reviewed June 7, 2018

I lived beside this church for an academic year in the middle of the last century but never went in. This time I was sure to visit and, as with some of the other Bruges churches, it testifies to the awsome temporal power of the...More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018

We were surprised when we entered about 6.30pm to find several students studying in the middle of the church. It seemed very right though and we just walked around in silence so as not to disturb them. Some wonderful paintings and artefacts in this church....More

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Reviewed June 2, 2018 via mobile

Not too many references to Santiago de Compostella. A different story, part of the church is occupied by students, preparing their exams. Great initiative, kind of modern pilgrimage.

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Reviewed March 8, 2018 via mobile

Located north of the historic centre in Bruges is St. James's church, a fairly well presented church with a good interior. A little of the beaten track.

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Reviewed October 2, 2017

This church is a little way off the tourist trail and so was very quiet. Beautiful decorations and a few chapels on the side besides the main altar and main body of the church. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed September 18, 2017

An amazing array of paintings and statues. Well worth a visit. So much to look at. The carved pulpit has incredible detail.

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Reviewed August 20, 2017

When I visited 2 of the more important paintings were on loan for an exhibition, and they will only return sometime 2018. However, it is still worth visiting the church, especially to see the tomb chapel that was recently renovated and some of the brass...More

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

This fine old...very old, 13th century church is an easy addition to your visit in Bruges since it is just across from the Hospice, which is a must see, top site. The church has some interesting elements but very weak light makes it difficult to...More

Thank Grey C
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