Eglise Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Beguinage, Brussels

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Religious Site · Architectural Building
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  • The Church of St. John the Baptist at the Béguinage is attributed to the Flemish architect Lucas Faydherbe, the building is a notable illustration of the Italian-influenced Flemish Baroque style of...  more »
  • The Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Béguinage is a 17th century church Quartiers des Quais district of Brussels. The church is built in the Baroque style and the facade of the church is one...  more »
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  • One of the few churches I've found open so far. Cool and quiet. There are some remarkable, very large wooden carvings and the pulpit is unlike anything I've seen. Confessionals are adorned with intricate carvings too. Presently there's are many well illustrated panels informing of the slave trade past and present. I would like to see well documented labelling on overseas foodstuffs, clothing and sports shoes proving they're not produced with slave labour
  • The Church of Saint John the Baptist at the Béguinage (French: Saint-Jean-Baptiste au Béguinage, Dutch: Sint-Jan-de-Doper op Het Begijnhof) is a Roman Catholic parish church located in Brussels, Belgium. Attributed to the Flemish architect Lucas Faydherbe, the building is a notable illustration of the Italian-influenced Flemish Baroque style of the 17th century. The church was part of the beguinage Notre-Dame de la Vigne of Brussels.
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