Sint-Jakobskerk (St James’s Church)

In the second quarter of the 13th century, the modest St. James’s Chapel was elevated to the status of a parish church. During the 15th century, this simple house of prayer was extended to its current size. The church is now famous for its rich collection of art treasures, donated by wealthy local people living nearby, and for its fine examples of funerary art. 

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Time information

from 01-04-2022 to 30-09-2022
Monday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Tuesday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Wednesday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Thursday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Friday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Saturday 13:00 - 17:00 h
Sunday 13:00 - 17:00 h
additional closing dates
  • 1 January 2022
  • 24 December 2022
  • 25 December 2022
  • 31 December 2022
The church is not open to visitors during religious services. Make sure you check the website before your visit of the St James' Church for the most up-to-date information.


Sint-Jakobsplein 1 , Brugge


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