Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk (Church of Our Lady; Bruges): The spire of this church soars 122m (400 ft.) high and can be seen from a wide area around Bruges. The church holds a marble Madonna and Child by Michelangelo, a painting by Anthony van Dyck, and the 15th-century bronze tomb sculptures of Charles the Bold and Mary of Burgundy.
Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal (Cathedral of Our Lady; Antwerp): It's hard to miss this towering example of the Flemish Gothic style if you visit Antwerp or even pass close to the city -- its spire is 123m (404 ft.) high and dominates the area. This is the biggest church in the Benelux countries, with seven naves and 125 pillars. But oversize statistics are not Our Lady's only attraction -- no fewer than four Rubens masterpieces are inside, along with paintings by other prominent artists.
Cathédrale Notre-Dame (Cathedral of Our Lady; Tournai): With a harmonious blending of the Romanesque and Gothic styles, this cathedral has five towers, magnificent stained-glass windows, and paintings by Peter Paul Rubens and Jacob Jordaens. Equally interesting are the opulent objects in the Treasury, especially a gold-and-silver reliquary, The Shrine of Our Lady, dating from 1205.
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