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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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Oldest church in Kortrijk. Contains replicas of the "golden spurs" captured from the French cavalry in the battle of 1302. Count's chapel with wall paintings depicting the Flemish counts. more »
not to compare with a notre dame de Paris. but this monument is in same style and certainly worth to see as well from outside as inside when you pay a visit to the city. Inside are some paintings... more »
An underrated ecclesiastical Gem and one of two magnificent historical buildings in Kortrijk, albeit religious one, the other one being St Maartens Kerk a mere 200 meters away! OLV wins for me... more »
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