Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, Brussels

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Experience the opulence of Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon, which has long been a place of worship for the elite of Brussels and serves as a remarkable example of Brabantine Gothic architecture. The land was first consecrated when the Noble Serment of Crossbowmen, a local guild, decided to turn their exercise space into a modest chapel. However, this humble church was replaced in the 15th century, with an interior that was completed in the 17th century. The cathedral is covered in carved reliefs and ornate masonry, while the interior reflects the efforts of the wealthy families to bring the richness of daily life to the church service with gilded Baroque chapels. The fanciful wood carvings on the altar and pulpit are the work of a 19th-century artist, Auguste Schoy. After a church tour, sample some of the sweets from the surrounding chocolate shops. Put Eglise Notre Dame Du Sablon and other Brussels attractions into our Brussels trip itinerary maker app , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The Sablon and its church are to be visited, in addition to the chocolatier Marcolini, not the cheapest, certainly, but reputed the best. Rue Haute and Rue Blaes are right next door and are places for flea markets, antique shops, with sunday flea markets and the typical Brussels atmosphere of the nearby bistros. Many shops and establishments are open on Sundays. You will discover many original things typical of the Brussels spirit. Some good Belgian and foreign restaurants.
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  • Must see for its beauty. I enjoyed walking around inside and outside of this church. Much prettier than St. Michaels. No entry fee. Located close to museums, Royal Palace, etc.  more »
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