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Onze-Lieve-Vrouw ter Potterie

Potterierei 79, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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Dressing Statues?

When we entered the church, we had to pay a small fee to enter it. Our first visit here, was a... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Under-explored with a superb finale

On the outskirts of the regular tourist "inner-ring", this offers an hour's worth of interest or... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
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Potterierei 79, Bruges 8000, Belgium
+32 50 44 87 11
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Reviewed 20 March 2017

When we entered the church, we had to pay a small fee to enter it. Our first visit here, was a large room with several paintings, a few sculptures and some elegant furniture. The paintings stood out. The Flemish in the past painted amazingly! All...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 14 February 2017

On the outskirts of the regular tourist "inner-ring", this offers an hour's worth of interest or even more if captivated. The trail offers at first treasures and artifacts from its history, augmented by the guide-book offered according to language on entry and modest payment for...More

Thank SignorMaRcOpOlO
Reviewed 11 January 2017

This museum consists of a chapel/church with a small treasury and museum proper. The church has some nice paintings and a glass coffin for St. Idesbald (though I believe the bones were recently shown to be somebody else's).

Reviewed 4 October 2016

A well maintained beautiful church/hospital complex containing some superb artworks, tapestries stained glass windows and amazing silver. If you go nowhere else a visit here is a must.

Thank Colin D
Reviewed 24 September 2016

If you want to see one of the cities most interesing churches then a visit here is a must. It is a little walk out of the very centre but through a beautiful part of Brugge. Make sure to check the opening times when reading...More

Thank Norwegian11
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely small museum at the site of an old hospital (dating back to the 12century) caring for sick and elderly. There are various rooms showing off different historical artefacts linked to the hospital. There is wonderful church attached with a history of its very own...including...More

Thank TimothyC1968
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Always felt a connection with this church, being from 'the potteries' I think its the name which drew me in. Very nice and peaceful and lovely to walk around.

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 5 August 2016

We talked with the gentleman working here and he told us that even on the busiest days, this is not crowded. Come on people! If you walk up the canal from the Burg Square, at a slow pace, this might take 15 minutes (and it’s...More

Thank RadTel
Reviewed 31 January 2016

Slightly off the beaten track but definitely worth a visit. Stunning church with an amazing history and beautiful art works. Church is free but it's well worth paying for the museum too, it's also combined in the museum pass which is well worth €20 if...More

Thank Jordan C
Reviewed 1 January 2016

A Great place to visit and highly recommend. We loved the architecture and the history. The place can be found on the walking tour and so look out for it.

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