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Church of Our Lady Bruges, Bruges

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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.
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  • To start, the church has a 115-meter brick tower (the second tallest brick tower in the world). The Gothic construction of the present church started in 1230 and continued for many, many years. The... 
    To start, the church has a 115-meter brick tower (the second tallest brick tower in the world). The Gothic construction of the present church started in 1230 and continued for many, many years. The...  more »
  • A visit here was, for us, an absolute, must given that it houses the only Michelangelo sculpture outside of Italy. Magnificent! The carved puplit was also elegant. We paid the extra fee to visit the....  more
    A visit here was, for us, an absolute, must given that it houses the only Michelangelo sculpture outside of Italy. Magnificent! The carved puplit was also elegant. We paid the extra fee to visit the....  more »
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  • A fantastic church the architecture is really interesting and it also has a lot of exhibits in it.really interesting and the history is amazing. There is a piece of wall with the old Muriel on it from after 1380, There is a sculpture with a piece of arm bone from St. Anthony the Abbot. There is a painting 'Our Lady of Perpetual Succour' 1660 and lots more.
  • One of my favorite churches in the world. Absolutely beautiful. You can enter the church for free but it is very much worth the price to see the additional areas with the painted graves, additional frescos, coats of arms of the knights of the golden fleece, tombs of Mary of Burgundy and Charles the Bold, and of course Michelangelo's Madonna with Child sculpture.

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