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. To visit Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk en de Gravenkapel on your holiday in Kortrijk, and find out what else Kortrijk has to offer, use our Kortrijk vacation builder.
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  • During a very short visit to Kortrijk, we were looking to make a something about the battle of the Golden Spurs and everything found on the Church of our Lady despite the Golden Spurs there but in "counterfeit" present we have enjoyed this beautiful church with many facets in time. Do, ...
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  • From the outside, is expected already to something beautiful! It is indeed the case. This church has 800 years. What I found very beautiful, is the yellow vaulted ceiling decorated with black Flemish lions.
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  • I like this church. It’s quite unique and it has a lot of historic events. As I approached it, it looked quite majestic, a church worthy for a king. I wasn’t too far from it! It used to be connected w...  more »