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Jerusalem Church, Bruges

The Jeruzalemkerk in Bruges, with main altar and steps to upper level. View all images in our Jerusalem Church Photo Gallery.
Interior view from above.
Tomb of Anselm Adornes, founder of the chapel.
Crypt area behind the main altar.
Replica of Christ's tomb, in a corner of the crypt.
Altar in the upper level.
Stained glass and monument on the right wall of the lower church.

The Jerusalem Church (Jeruzalemkerk) in Bruges is a unique chapel built in 1428 by a rich pilgrim recently returned from Jerusalem. Modeled on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, it includes a round tower, a macabre altar featuring skulls and ladders, and a replica of Christ's tomb.

Quick Facts on Jerusalem Church

Site Information
Names:Jerusalem Church; Jerusalem Church, Bruges; Jeruzalemkerk
City:Bruges
Country:Belgium
Categories:Churches
Faiths:Christianity; Catholic
Dates:1428
Status:privately owned
Visitor and Contact Information
Location:Bruges, Belgium
Coordinates:51.212378° N, 3.233725° E  (view on Google Maps)
Lodging:View hotels near this location
Note: This information was accurate when first published and we do our best to keep it updated, but details such as opening hours can change without notice. To avoid disappointment, please check with the site directly before making a special trip.

Map of Jerusalem Church

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References

  1. Personal visit (November 29, 2007).
  2. The Jerusalem Church - Visit-Bruges.be
  3. Jeruzalemkerk - Planetware

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Title:Jerusalem Church, Bruges
Author:Holly Hayes
Last updated:09/24/2009
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