Trip Planner: Europe / Belgium / Flanders / West Flanders Province / Bruges / Church of Our Lady Bruges
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.
Tours to Church of Our Lady Bruges
Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $53
Duration: 10 hours
Bruges Guided Visit Day Trip Optional Hotel Pick-Up from Paris BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $192
Duration: 14 hours
Bruges Express City Tour from Brussels BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $44
Duration: 9 hours
Church of Our Lady Bruges Reviews
Если вы, как турист, не игнорируете религиозные объекты(такое вполне возможно), то в эту церковь рекомендую зайти. Ну и снаружи, естественно, тоже осмотреть. И причин тому несколько. Первая - это один... more »If you, as a tourist, do not ignore religious objects (this is quite possible), then this church i recommend to go. And outside, of course, also to examine. And there are several reasons for this. The first is one of the oldest temples in Bruges. The first church on this site appeared in 875, it was a small chapel, rebuilt (in the direction of increase) under count flanders Charles I. Construction of the current church began around 1230 and took place in several stages, so that there is some mixing styles. The oldest part of the temple is the central neph, an example of the so-called "Sheld Gothic." The western facade with two typical staircase towers is made of blue limestone. The choir and apse, built by 1280, are an example of classical Gothic and...
I always visit the Cathedral when in Bruges. If you pay the entrance fee, you can still see the Michelangelo statue Madonna and Child, although there is scaffolding round it. Part of the cathedral is ... more »
The building is impressive. Massive carvings. I knew nothing about the history so for me having a tour guide was useful. There city of Bruges has great shops. I went to Mary's for chocolate and absolutely worth it. Wish I'd gotten more.
This is one of the most beautiful churches in Bruges! Aside from having a beautiful interior, you can also take pictures from a bridge behind the church which gives a great view! It's free to go inside, but part of it is kept as a museum which has an entrance fee. It's also on the way to a lot of attractions from the train station, so you can't miss it.
Places to stay near Church of Our Lady Bruges
Plan your trip to Bruges
Get a personalized planA complete day-by-day itinerary
based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your plan. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels
and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place.
Everyone on the same page.
View all >
View all >
Side trips from Bruges
Hidden gems in Bruges
View all >
Nearby attractions in Bruges
Plans to Church of Our Lady Bruges by other users
2 days in Bruges BY A USER FROM BELGIUM November, outdoors, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, outdoors, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 16 days in Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Belgium BY A USER FROM INDIA December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Bruges BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Bruges BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Belgium, Luxembourg City & France BY A USER FROM INDONESIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium