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If you pass by the Place Sainte-Catherine, don't hesitate to visit the church. It's worth it! Some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Steeve P
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Beautiful church near the city centre.

Saint Catherine Church is a beautiful church near the city centre. It reminded me of the Notre Dame... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Dan K
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Located in the famous Grand Place, St. Catherine's is known for its heritage and culture.
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
Pl. Sainte-Catherine, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 492 76 66 17
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you pass by the Place Sainte-Catherine, don't hesitate to visit the church. It's worth it! Some of the statues are true pieces of art. The church is quiet. It invites one to meditate for a few minutes before going to a nearby café or...More

Thank Steeve P
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Saint Catherine Church is a beautiful church near the city centre. It reminded me of the Notre Dame in Paris, but smaller. It most certainly is built in the same Gothic style. The area used to be the old port of Brussel.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

First time ever I could witness an electronic mass, no priest, just a voice from a computer. Apparently, it doesn't make any difference to the believers.

Thank Peter D
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The area the church is in has a number of restaurants which our walking guide had said were very popular with the locals. The outside architecture of the church is very impressive. The inside is plainer than other churches, yes still impressive with the high...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

It is a quiet place, but beautifully decorated.Beautiful architecture is a reminder of the ancient. The person who made the elaborate workmanship.

1  Thank Sreenaphang S
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

I love to visit Place Saint Catherine and one of the highlights of this square and certainly the focal point is the magnificent Church. Although this church wa built between 1854 _ 1874 there has been a place of worship on this spot for a...More

2  Thank Neil K
Reviewed 4 January 2018

I went into this church during a late evening mass, the atmosphere was all encompassing , such stunning work all around, felt very holy indeed !

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Reviewed 7 December 2017

Was passing by and had some free time so called in. Beautiful old church that is used by regular worshippers. Please see my pictures. Free to enter. Please be mindful that this is a place of worship. Exterior is badly stained by acid rain.

Thank Mark P
Reviewed 2 December 2017

Massive and beautiful building. Outstanding inside and outside. Piece of architectural art that needs some time to examine it.

1  Thank redman5314
Reviewed 13 November 2017

A "classic" church with little decoration, but it is beautiful in a "distinguished" way. As many Brussels churches, it has a fairly elaborate carved wooden pulpit, but the best we saw was in the cathedral.

Thank Gogocar
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