Saint Martin's Church, Kortrijk

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The Saint-Martin's Church is the main church and one of the principal Gothic monuments of Kortrijk, Flanders, Belgium. The church is dedicated to the saint Martin of Tours
The first gothic Saint Martin's church, was burned down after the battle of Rozenbeke. This chuch was located at the place where before a Roman church stood (built in 650). The second church was built between 1390 and 1466, som old parts could be integrated in the new chuch and are still visible today. in 1585 the famous Sacramental tower was constructed in the choir. The current beltower dates from the 19th century after a fire in 1862 ruined the choir and major parts of the roof and tower.
Amongst the artworks old works of Gaspar de Crayer can be seen. The organ dating 1888, is a major work of Pierre Schyven.
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  • The first gothic Saint Martin's church, was burned down after the battle of Rozenbeke. This church was located at the place where a Roman church once stood (built in 650). The second church was built ...  more »
  • This grand piece of architecture goes back centuries having been added to over may periods. The stained glass windows which look more recent were possible replacements for war damage to the originals ...  more »
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  • Looks great but it's pure blasphemy and idolatry.
  • Medium size churche that its one of the nice place to visit in kortrjik bat comper to othere its 3 stars
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