Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel, Kortrijk

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Visit Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel to see one of the oldest and most iconic buildings in the historical city of Kortrijk. Built in the year 1199 as part of the first castle of Kortrijk, the church has since played a large role in the history of the County of Flanders, surviving many battles and renovations. Step inside to admire the 17th-century Baroque interior contrasted by modern stained-glass windows. Visit the adjacent medieval Chapel of the Counts of Flanders, dating from 1374, to see paintings of the lineage of the former counts. Other treasures on display include Anthony van Dyck's painting, Raising of the Cross, and a 14th-century statue of St. Catherine. Put Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Kortrijk trip tool .
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  • very nice Church-especially the graves Chapel is impressive – lists the counts of Flanders chronologically depicted with some explanation of where they come and how they have come to their title
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  • This is a large church in Kortijk and is worth a visit. However, there is no explanations other than in Flemish which was disappointing and meant I am no clearer about its history . Modern glass windo...  more »
  • It is a church on the banks of the pond found walking down the street. Church tradition looks to the Association seen in many cities in Europe, but it seems to.
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  • Here hung the Golden Spurs that used to be captured in the battle of the Golden Spurs in 1302 on the Groeninghekouter. At one of the French occupations later they removed. Now hang there fake tracks. Be sure to check also the church dating from 1199 who became a baroque interior.
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  • Inside the chapel there is a nice initiative for blind and visually impaired ...
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  • Beautiful church!
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  • Beautiful monument to see.
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