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BRUGES CHURCHES

WELCOME TO BRUGES CHURCHES SECTION. HERE YOU WILL FIND INFORMATION, HISTORY AND PICTURES OF CHURCHES IN BRUGES, BEGLIUM.
 
Our Lady's Church - Bruges
Our Ladys Church
When approaching Bruges, one can already see from afar the highest tower in the city, the tower of Our Lady's Church. Although this church is not the most important one on the religious level (St Salvator's church is) it certainly attracts most visitors because of its medieval character and the important works of art that can be admired here. Full Text
   
The Chapel of the Holy Blood - Bruges
The Chapel of the Holy Blood
The chapel of the Holy Blood is actually a double chapel which can be visited on the 'Burg' square in Bruges. It was first constructed in the 12th century and promoted to the rank of Basilica in 1923. One can enter the church on the first floor where the Holy Blood is kept via the 'Steeghere' which is a beautifully decorated façade behind which a staircase leads to the first floor. Full Text
   
The Jerusalem Church - Bruges
The Jerusalem Church
The Jerusalem church has preserved its original style almost completely, which is quite rare in Belgium. Furthermore, the church is still privately owned. The church belonged to the Adornes family, a family of merchants who came from Genoa in Italy to the 13th century Bruges. Their descendants still own the Jerusalem church today. Full Text
   
The Saint Salvator Cathedral - Bruges
The Saint Salvator Cathedral
The city of Bruges has been beautifully preserved and charms its visitors by its medieval character. Of course, not every building has been left untouched through the course of the centuries. Very often the present buildings have undergone numerous changes and renovations throughout their history. Full Text
 
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