Since its inception, Notre Dame de la Chapelle has seen several transformations. Part Romanesque, part Gothic, and sometimes somewhere in between, each piece of the church reflects the time in which it was built or repaired, making it one of the more unique churches in Belgium today. Visit the final resting place of Flemish painter Pieter Bruegel the Elder, who was buried here by his sons, and take a close look at the organ as well, if it's even in the country—it can be fully dismantled and shipped around the world with ease. Concerts are occasionally available; check the website for details.
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