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Eglise St-Barthelemy (Church of St. Bartholomew)

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Remember to the see the sculpture outside

The church itself with the fine colourful towers and a history that goes back to the 11th century... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Mogeltoft
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Copenhagen, Denmark
A piece of art of a rare beauty

I’d recommend any one who passes through Liège to stop and go see this church and its famous fonds... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
Mobida
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Tokyo, Japan
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Reviewed 31 July 2018

The church itself with the fine colourful towers and a history that goes back to the 11th century is definitely worth a visit. But also remember to see the sculpture outside - of the holy men versus the people. I’m not sure what the big...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

I’d recommend any one who passes through Liège to stop and go see this church and its famous fonds baptismaux. They have volunteers who will help you appreciate the extraordinary aspects of an piece otherwise reserved to specialists. 3 Michelin stars. Don’t be shy.

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Reviewed 25 June 2018

One of the most impressive roman church of he city. Liège is very rich. You must have a look on this city whom was capital of a state before 1791.

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

This church stands out because of its colourful facade and the vessel for baptizing. Small entrance fee and they close for lunch, so plan your visit.

Thank Stephan1954
Reviewed 30 December 2017

Only one of the hundred or so churches the city has been endowed with for ten centuries or more, but particularly winsome in its elegant colours and sober decoration. The 11th century bronze baptismal fonts are a thing of great and intriguing beauty. They are...More

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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

My wife and I visited this lovely church on December 2. We had been 'in' the church before, about seven years ago, attending a vigil Mass. On that occasion we weren't able to linger - in the afternoon we couldn't get in because of a...More

Thank Jonny S
Reviewed 28 July 2016

St. Bartholomew’s Collegiate Church (“Collégiale Saint-Barthélémy” in French) shows a strange mixture of styles. It was erected in the 11th and 12th century in Mosan Romanesque style, but was remodelled thoroughly in the 18th century. The twin towers were rebuilt in 1876. Still, with its...More

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Reviewed 28 June 2016

I first visited St-Barthelemy 44 years ago. It was then a fascinating and historical building, but was gray and crumbling. It has been marvelously restored and is worth the visit and the minimal price of entry. The baptismal font on the backs of twelve oxen...More

Thank DroitShadow
Reviewed 17 April 2016

Nice church but the reason to visit is for the ancient baptismal font. It is quite an interesting piece.

Thank fracmeister
Reviewed 8 April 2016

This church is nicely restored and it is certainly worth visiting even if you have to pay 4 Euros to see the baptismal font. The replica in the treasury of the cathedral does not come close to the original.

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