Our Lady Church

This 18C church houses marble sculptures from the Cistercian Herkenrode Abbey, founded in the 12C, closed in 1797, then bombed during the Second World War. The black and white marble high altar and statues of St Bernard and the Virgin Mary are by J. Delcour. The transept abbess mausoleums are by A. Quellin the Younger (right) and L. Delvaux (left). The chancel boasts a 14C polychrome statue.

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Kapelstraat

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