7 Sights in Kortrijk, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Kortrijk, Belgium. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Kortrijk, Belgium.

List of cities in Belgium Sightseeing Tours in Kortrijk

1. Belfort

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The belfry of Kortrijk, or Belfort in Dutch, is a medieval bell tower in the historical centre of Kortrijk, Belgium. One of the city's most prominent symbols, the belfry formerly housed a treasury and the municipal archives, and served as an observation post for spotting fires and other danger. A narrow, steep staircase, accessible by the public without any entry fee, leads to the top of the building, which nowadays leans about a bit to the west. In 1999, the belfry was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of the Belfries of Belgium and France site, in recognition of the civil, not religious, importance and architecture of the belfries in the region.

Wikipedia: Belfry of Kortrijk (EN)

2. Kortrijk 1302 Groeningemonument

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In short, 1302 is a museum in the Belgian city of Beggin Hofpark, from 2007 to 2021. The Multimedia Museum, located in the Green Abbey, deals with the mythological formation around the Dutch guilder, the historic battle on the Green Cold Bucket on July 11, 1302. The museum closed at the end of 2021 and was moved to our cathedral for girls in a new exhibit.

Wikipedia: Kortrijk 1302 (NL)

3. Sint-Elisabethbegijnhof

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Sint-Elisabethbegijnhof Lamadude / Public domain

The Beguinage in Kortrijk was founded in 1238 by Joan of Constantinople. The well-preserved medieval district is a combination of a square beguinage and a street beguinage. Since 2 December 1998, the Kortrijk beguinage has been part of the cultural and natural world heritage of UNESCO as part of the group registration of Flemish beguinages.

Wikipedia: Begijnhof Kortrijk (NL)

4. Sint-Niklaaskapel

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St. Nicholas Church is located in the Belgian town of Front Street. The church is part of the sisters' monastery complex. Prior to 2010, the monastery was also connected to a large general hospital, Int Niklas Hospital in Timber Market, but closed after moving from this campus to az Greenge in Kennedylaan.

Wikipedia: Sint-Niklaaskapel (Kortrijk) (NL)

5. Sint-Janskerk

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The Sint-Janskerk or Sint-Jan-de-Doperkerk is located in the Belgian city of Kortrijk in the Sint-Jan district. The tower of the church is 58 meters high. The church is exemplary for the neo-Gothic and has been a protected monument since 2003.

Wikipedia: Sint-Janskerk (Kortrijk) (NL)

6. Gravenkapel

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The Count's Chapel is a medieval chapel in Kortrijk, Belgium. It is located next to the Church of Our Lady. It was built under Louis II, Count of Flanders as a mausoleum to the Counts of Flanders and a shrine to Saint Catherine.

Wikipedia: Gravenkapel (EN)

7. Onze-Lieve-Vrouwkerk

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The Church of Our Lady in a former Collegiate church in Kortrijk. The church was built in 1199 established by Baldwin IX, Count of Flanders. The church is situated in the historic city centre of Kortrijk.

Wikipedia: Church of Our Lady (Kortrijk) (EN)

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.

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