Free entry into the Church but €2.5p to see the valuable artifacs. Very dear in the hearts of locals in Bruges with an annual procesion with the "Holy blood relic". A lovely Church and worth a visit.
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I did not realize that this place contained the Holy Blood of Christ, the church itself is beautiful and unlike other churches openly allows you to go up close to the vial of blood, also for a small fee you can go into the treasury,...More
In the corner of Burgh Square. Very elaborate interior and worth a few minutes contemplation even if you are not religious. Go early to avoid the coach groups.
A must-see for those lovers of Classic art for its Michelangelo "Madonna and Child". Can also view the relics (gold box) wherein lies remnants of Christ's blood brought back to Bruges during the Crusades according to legend.
The exhibit was relatively small, and there wasn't that much to see. Definitely not worth an admission price.
I love traveling and where ever I go I am on the look out for great little churches. In most cases these are Roman Catholic, because part of the protestant revolution was directly against flamboyant beauty, especially as it related to churches. Just ask Charles...More
It is very beautiful and quite a vision. Very solemn but as it should be. The architecture is exquisite. I could have spent the whole morning there in quiet peace.