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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  • August 10, 2017
    Very impressive Romanesque church with a beautiful side chapel. Definitely worth it to enter! Maybe not the greatest splendor but enjoy the peace.
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  • August 8, 2017
    This building is located in the city centre, surrounded by very picturesque little streets inside is very rich and many discoveries
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  • July 26, 2017
    Imposing Gothic church which stands on one side of the Saint Elisabeth Béguinage (on the other side is St Martin the other large church of Kortrijk) inside is very simple with clear walls enlivened by large stained glass Windows and frescoes-free contains some important paintings and sculptures. Interesting also the lateral Chapel of the counts of Flanders. Enjoyable visit.
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  • April 5, 2017
    Beautiful monument to see.
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