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Cathedral of Our Lady

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Groenplaats 21, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 213 99 51
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Obviously the Rubens altarpieces etc are the main draw, and well worth seeing. However, until the Fine Art museum re-opens there is a wonderful exhibition of altarpieces that were removed during the religious troubles and for the moment they are being shown in situ. As...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago

Just a slight inconvence but much of Antwerp is being improved or renovated including many Churches.

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The cathedral overlooks the city and can be seen from a distance. Standing at the front of the catherdral looking up at the tower, you get a sense of the grandness of this place of worship. Some parts are under construction/restoration. There are guided tours...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

My wife and I always try and visit the cathedral when in any city and Antwerp is no exception. A fine building which is well worth a visit. We travelled by local bus as I think parking would have been a no no nearby. A...More

Thank Gary H
Reviewed 1 week ago

Many churches have one magnificent alter - this church has one right after the other and is simply amazing for the quality and quantity of art work. Rubens at his most magnificent best. There are small booklets called "Baroque Pleasure" available at no cost that...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

People were turning around at the door because if the entrance fee— too bad! This is a magnificent edifice with three astounding Rubens paintings and impressive architecture

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A really nice cathedral and at the same time a live Rubbens museum with many pictures and portraits from him

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You must visit this wonderful cathedral. Impressive from the outside and similarly so inside, it is an awesome experience. Currently you can see most of the works of art which were present during Rubens time in the city, assembled all in one place. His masterpieces...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Catherine of Our Lady dominates the city’s skyline close to the Grote Market. It is a fine example of Gothic architecture with impressive external facades and sculptured details, which reflect careful craftsmanship and attention to detail. The interior, particularly the stained glass windows, is...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The draw here is the alter pieces painted by Rubens. They are wonderful. But the other alter pieces are also worth a view. I enjoyed wandering around the church and viewing all of the various ones and reading about their history. The stained glass windows...More

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