St. James's Church

Bruges, Belgium

St. James's Church was originally built around 1240, but considerably expanded in 1459 to match the rising affluence of Bruges, and was patronized by the Duke of Burgundy. In the late 17th and early 18th century the church's interior was remodeled in its present Baroque style.

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Category: Religious sites in Belgium

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Dirk Jan Giskes (3 years ago)
This church is along St.Jacques trail to Compostella
Georges Younes (4 years ago)
Sint-Jakobskerk, AKA St James Church, is a beautiful Catholic church that was originally built in the thirteenth century. It was expanded in the fifteenth century and remodeled a couple of hundred years later. There is an impressive collection of paintings and painted glass windows that makes an extended trip inside the church essential.
Kurt Lust (5 years ago)
You'll find an amazing amount of old paintings in this church.
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