Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine

4.2 Currently Open [Closes at 07:00 pm]
  • Address: Rue de la Madeleine 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, Brussels
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +32-25020568
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 00:30 Mins
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids

This small church built in the 13th century was given a Gothic facelift in the 15th, got damaged during the Nine Years War, was rebuilt with a Baroque portal in the 16th, but partially destroyed in the 20th century, then again restored fully to its 15th century look. It’s a miracle it survived. The small Chapelle de la Madeleine inside was built in the 15th century on funds donated by the Baker’s Guild. The Chapel of St. Anne to the side of the church is entirely Baroque. Contrasted with the lavish ornamentation of other Brussels churches, the austerity of this structure is almost a welcome surprise for visitors.

Entrance Ticket Details For Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine

  • Entry is free.

Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine Hours

  • Timings given are approximations based on other churches in the city. Call and confirm before your visit.

How to Reach Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine

  • By Bus: Buses 29, 48, 66 and others stop at Gare Centrale bus station.
  • By Train: Trains IC, ICT, Intercity, P, S1 and others stop at Bruxelles Central Train Station.
  • By Subway: Gare Centrale Subway Station is a stop for Subways 1 and 5 and is a short walk away.

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  • Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine Address: Rue de la Madeleine 1, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, Brussels
  • Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine Contact Number: +32-25020568
  • Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine Timing: 09:00 am - 07:00 pm
  • Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine: 00:30 Mins
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  • 0.1% of people who visit Brussels include Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine in their plan

  • 95% of people start their Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine visit around 12 PM

  • People usually take around 30 Minutes to see Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine


95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine

People normally club together Parc De Bruxelles- National Day Celebration and Jardin Du Petit Sablon while planning their visit to Eglise Sainte Marie-madeleine.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine Reviews & Ratings

  • Nice chapel and square close to central railway station

  • A very nice church in the city center of Brussels, near the Central station! Worth visiting!

  • Excelent Catholic Church

  • Beautiful, simple church with prayerful atmosphere.

  • Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine (Church of St. Mary Magdalene) is a historic church located along Rue de la Madeleine just outside the Brussels Central train station and perhaps 200 metres from the Grand Place. This is another Brabant Gothic style church, featuring a Baroque period wing that was built after the French bombardment in 1695 which caused significant damage to the building structure at that time. The church is nice to view from outside but less impressive compared to the larger Brabantine Gothic churches in the city centre. The interior of the Church of St. Mary Magdalene is small and subtle. The stained-glass windows are modern in design, contrasting nicely to the Gothic features of the building interior. They date from the 1950s when the church was last restored. Overall, we enjoyed our brief 10 minute visit to Eglise Sainte Marie-Madeleine. Its worth a quick stop and look around if you find yourself in this area of Brussels with time to spare and interest in such sightseeing.

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