Jerusalem Church Bruges, Belgium

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This unique church was built in 1428 by a rich pilgrim recently returned from Jerusalem. Modeled on the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, it includes a macabre altar and a replica of Christ's tomb.

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319299
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Street Address
Peperstraat
Coordinates
51.212378° N, 3.233725° E

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  • A Drive in the Netherlands and More Bruges

    Yesterday we took a drive north from Bruges into the Netherlands. It's not far away at all, and thanks to the European Union we hardly noticed when we crossed the border. There's just a small sign on the side of the road to mark the spot. We were in the region of Zeeland, which is the westernmost part of the country and runs along the coast north of Belgium...

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Jerusalem Church (Bruges, Belgium)
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April 11, 2015