located in the center of the city, very easy to reach by walk. Very impressible construction of art.
About Notre Dame du Sablon
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Built outside the walls of the 15th century Brussels on a sandy hill, the Sablon. This flamboyant Gothic marvel originated from the devotion of the Crossbowmen, defenders of the city, for the Virgin Mary. Starting point of the world famous Ommegang procession. Very peaceful interior...More
Gothic masterpiece Notre Dame du Sablon - Gothic masterpiece. Gothic is so...gothic. Gothic is full of history, secrets, and of course of courage along thousand of years. Simple visit it, and you will understand what I am saying.
Two levels of stained glass windows which is unusual though to be honest, they failed to brighten the place as it was dimly lit. Quiet organ music was playing. Excellent wood pulpit.
Fabulous stained glass windows, if you go on Sunday you may hear choral practice before the Mass as we did. Also on Sunday there is an antique market in the adjacent square.
What struck me about the church was its relative lack of height for a Gothic structure. Its smaller proportions suited the tastes of the early 14th c church builders in Belgium. The stained glass windows are beautiful. If sitting down to take things in, the...More
I marvel at how they built such beautiful buildings that have stood the test of time. Worth a look as well as walking around the park opposite the church
Like many of the religious buildings in Belgium this one is very nice.....it's a quiet church with not too many visitors......it's situated in the Sablon opposite a lovely park....it gothic structure is architecturally pleasing and there are some gorgeous stained glass windows
The Sablon is a lovely area of Brussels where you can easily spend half a day just walking around. When you do, be sure to pop into this beautiful gothic church.