Church of Our Lady Bruges, Bruges

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Discover Michelangelo's world-famous sculpture, "Madonna and Child," in Church of Our Lady Bruges. Michelangelo created the sculpture, carved from white marble, in about 1504, and it found its home in this church in 1514. With a tower 122.3 m (401.25 ft) tall, the ornate church is the tallest building in the Bruges. Along with "Madonna and Child," the church features many works of religious art, as well the tombs of several prominent figures in the city's history. You can admire the bronze effigies of Valois, Duke of Burgundy, and his daughter, Duchess Mary, alongside the tomb of Charles the Bold. Our Bruges trip builder site makes visiting Church of Our Lady Bruges and other Bruges attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • It turns out that this has just been renovated and the entrance fee is only 2Nd so worth it. Very easy to reach in this vibrant city.
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  • Church of the Roman Catholic Church built in the thirteenth-15th century. There is a mausoleum of Charles lunging and daughter Marie of the Principality of Burgundy. The church has a marble "Madonna statue" created by Michelangelo, but it is not possible to go to the front of the statue because it is undergoing renovation. However, I was able to confirm the modeling because the replica is exhibited in an easy to see place.
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  • This is the sole reason I traveled to Bruges and it was well-worth it. You can stay as long as you like and appreciate the beauty created by Michaelangelo. This is a must-see!  more »
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  • A must visit church when visiting Bruges. Wonderful architecture great for photos. There is a lot of renovation work going on at the moment, hopefully this will preserve the church for many more centuries to come. We visited in low season so not as many visitors. We would definitely visit again if we find ourselves in Bruges once more.
  • This is a beautiful church. It has a wheelchair ramp for accessibility and the works of art in there are amazing! It also has an entrance to a museum which you have to pay to enter, but the church itself is free.
  • Very nice and peaceful place (when there is not too many tourists passing). A must visit if you go to Bruges. You might see swans on the water as well.
  • Very nice and huge church, famous Madonna statue in here. Entrance fee 4€ now, not money if you visit this place. Open after 9:30 am, need wait this.
  • Can't wait to go back one day and see it after they have fully restored it. Always happy to see how gentle and precise they work to restore these parts of history!*
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