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Notre Dame du Sablon, Brussels

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The Église Notre Dame du Sablon (Church of Our Lady of Sablon) is a pretty Late Gothic church in Brussels.

Built in the 15th and 16th centuries, Notre Dame du Sablon is noted for its four-fold gallery with brightly colored stained-glass windows (illuminated from the inside at night), which make a striking contrast with the gray-white Gothic arches and walls.

Also worth seeing are the two baroque chapels decorated with funeral symbols in white marble.

Finally, don't miss the celebrated statue of St. Hubert with an interesting history: It was once stolen from Brussels and taken to Antwerp but was seized and returned to the church in 1348, where it has remained ever since.

Quick Facts on Notre Dame du Sablon

Site Information
Names:Notre Dame du Sablon; Notre Dame du Sablon, Brussels
City:Brussels
Country:Belgium
Categories:Churches
Faiths:Christianity
Visitor and Contact Information
Location:Brussels, Belgium
Coordinates:50.840419° N, 4.356304° 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 Notre Dame du Sablon

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References

  1. Frommer's Brussels and Bruges with Ghent and Antwerp.

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Title:Notre Dame du Sablon, Brussels
Author:Holly Hayes
Last updated:09/24/2009
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