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Address: Sint-Walburgastraat, Oudenaarde, Belgium
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Large church with tapestries

In keeping with what the town was famous for, there are several tapestries from the late Middle Ages in the church, which has a very high central aisle, very light, and much... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 4, 2016
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
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Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

In keeping with what the town was famous for, there are several tapestries from the late Middle Ages in the church, which has a very high central aisle, very light, and much darker side aisles. Two tombstones damaged during the religious war are also on display. On the outside, the church boasts an impressive tower.

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Oudenaarde, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

this church, whch tower dominates the landscape, is surely interesting to be visited. Its outside architecture is interesting although far from perfect. As Oudenaarde lost the battle to become the capital of the province (now Ghent) the plans were changed and the cathedral was never finished as foreseen. Nevertheless, the church remains an interesting mix of styles and the interior... More 

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Sint-Kruis (Brugge)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

rather a small cathedral, well kept (wall and ceiling paintings) , nicely decorated, beautiful glass-in-lead windows: really worth visiting

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

St. Walburga is a church in the Belgian town of Oudenaarde. The tower of St. Walburga (1498-1624) is 88 m high. The church is not as beautiful, but very impressive in the small town of Oudenaarde.

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