Notre-Dame-aux-Riches-Claires


L’église Notre-Dame-aux-Riches-Claires is a little gem of a church  made all of red bricks dating back from 1617 and build in the Flemish Renaissance style. The layout was made for two distinct purposes. The main part was used by the congregation and the other adjacent building was a convent for nuns that was converted into privately owned apartments in the 19th century.

 

 

The Notre-Dame-aux-Riches-Claires Church

The part where the convent was shown in the forefront

the congregation from another angle

 

The dome

Closer look at the Flemish Renaissance style

At a distance

 


2 Responses to “Notre-Dame-aux-Riches-Claires”
  1. math 16 February 2011 at 5:54 pm #

    Why they called aux-Riches-Claires?

  2. Vincent 20 February 2011 at 3:52 pm #

    No idea! The street has the same name?

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