10 Sights in Snellegem, Belgium (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Snellegem, 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 10 sights are available in Snellegem, Belgium.

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1. Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-van-Blindekenskapel

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The Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-van-Blindekenkapel on Kreupelenstraat in Bruges was founded, according to tradition, after a promise made in the aftermath of the Battle of Pevelenberg that every year a candle of 36 pounds to the Onze-Lieve-Vrouw people would bring the potterie. This promise was made by the remaining spouses and mothers if their beloved would return from the fight.

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2. Gruuthusemuseum

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The Gruuthusemuseum is a museum of history and applied art in Bruges and is part of Museums Brugge. The museum is housed in the 15th-century city castle or city palace of the lords of Gruuthuse on the Dijver in the old center of the city. The Gruuthusemuseum has a varied collection of historical objects and decorative art from the 13th to the 19th century.

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3. Basiliek van het Heilig Bloed

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The Basilica of the Holy Blood is a Roman Catholic basilica in Bruges, Belgium. The church houses a relic of the Holy Blood allegedly collected by Joseph of Arimathea and brought from the Holy Land by Thierry of Alsace, Count of Flanders. Built between 1134 and 1157 as the chapel of the Count of Flanders, it was promoted to a minor basilica in 1923.

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4. Sint-Jacobskerk

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St. James's Church (Sint-Jakobskerk) is a Catholic church in Bruges, Belgium. Originally built around 1240, the church was 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 centuries the church's interior was remodeled in its present Baroque style.

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5. Historium

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History is a cultural and historical attraction in the bridge of the big market. From different experiences, we can see how the best period of bridge was in the golden age at yck. It also includes a duvelcaffe with free admission, a virtual reality experience, a panoramic terrace, a Gothic tower and an urban tourism service.

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6. Smedenpoort

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Smedenpoort Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY-SA 2.5

The forged door is one of the other four bridge doors. The history of the first port dates back to 1297-99, but was rebuilt from 1367 to 68 by the main masons, jan slabbaert and mathias saghen. She was rebuilt several times later. The characteristic of this port is that it is completely surrounded by water like Donkey Gate.

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7. Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk

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The Church of Our Lady in Bruges, Belgium, dates mainly from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries. This church is essentially "...a monument to the wealth, sophistication, taste, and devotion of this most Catholic city, whose history and faith stand today celebrated in this wonderful building."

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8. Sint-Baafskerk

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The Sint-Baafskerk in the Belgian city of Bruges is located in the Sint-Baafs district in the Sint-Andries district. The church has been used since 1934. This is almost twenty years after the founding of the parish. The solemn church dedication took place on 11 October 1937.

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9. Belfort

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Belfort Graham Richter / CC BY 3.0

The Belfry of Bruges is a medieval bell tower in the centre of Bruges, 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 dangers.

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10. Simon Stevinplein

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Simon Stevin Square is a square in a bridge between Stone Street and the Old Fort. The square features statues of bridge-born Wison and physicist Simon Stevin. Before the market was built, it was probably the oldest market square in the bridge.

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