Basilica of Our Lady, Tongeren

Local nameOnze-Lieve-Vrouwebasiliek
LocationBelgië - Belgique - Belgien

The Basilica of Our Lady also called Old Cathedral of Tongeren It is the main place of Catholic worship in the city of Tongeren, Belgium and the former cathedral of the suppressed diocese of Tongeren .

The basilica was built in the Gothic style, according to the local interpretation of the Gothic Brabant, in the thirteenth century.

In recent excavations where this church found some of the richest archaeological finds of Flanders. Archaeological excavations have shown the presence of a construction area already present in the fourth century and a house of prayer Carolingian Catholic dating from the ninth century.

Tags Roman CatholicChristianPlace of WorshipHeritageUNESCOBasilica
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Address 3 Graanmarkt, Tongeren 3700, Belgium

Coordinates 50°46'51.226" N 5°27'52.658" E

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