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"Towering presence" Top 5 Page for this destination Brugge Things to Do Tip by iandsmith

Brugge Things to Do: 1,259 reviews and 2,178 photos

  400 foot high Church of Our Lady tower
by iandsmith
  • 400 foot high Church of Our Lady tower - Brugge
      400 foot high Church of Our Lady tower
    by iandsmith
  • Towering presence - Brugge
  • A portal of note - Brugge
      A portal of note
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The Notre-Dame Belfry (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk) of the Church of Our Lady is the high point of the city and dates from the 13th and 14th centuries. This building dominates internally as well. Inside is a work by Michaelangelo, one of the very few to ever have left Italy. This fine sculpture of the master is in a chapel of the church and was donated by Jan Van Moeskroen, an obviously wealthy merchant, for this, his parish church.
Pic 3 shows one of the entries to the building, itself a fine work.

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  • Updated Apr 29, 2007
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