St Nicholas' Church
In the neighbourhood
The two towers still date from the Romanesque period, but since then the church has undergone much devastation, expansion and renovation.
The Van Eyck brothers painted this unique altarpiece in 1432. It is the highlight of the Flemish Primitives and a milestone in art history.
The home of the Augustines was founded in 1296 when the Bishop of Tournai gave these preachers...