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On the cathedral and I believe it represents the architects and builders that constructed the... read more

Reviewed 7 July 2018
Tori T
Oxford, United Kingdom
See the Cathedral being build

You will probably walk by this original group of bronze statues on your way to visit the cathedral... read more

Reviewed 24 June 2018
Antwerp, Belgium
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 24 April 2015

You will find this monument close to the Cathedral of Our Lady in Groenplaats. Pieter Appelmans was a master stonemason who worked with his father Jan. After the death of his father Pieter continued his work at the cathedral. He drew new plans for the...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2015

A monument to the 2 first architects of the Cathedral, Pieter and Jan Appelmans, this lovely statue its situated on the right side of the building of the Cathedral of Our Lady. Its a commemoration of all the hard work that this family provide for...More

2  Thank RMartinSDXB
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Pieter Appelmans was one of the architects of Cathedral of Our Lady Antwerp Belgium together with his father Jan.

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Reviewed 7 July 2018

On the cathedral and I believe it represents the architects and builders that constructed the cathedral. Nice sculpture but sometimes there are street performers using it.

Thank Tori T
Reviewed 24 June 2018

You will probably walk by this original group of bronze statues on your way to visit the cathedral, without even noticing it. The four men will eternally continue to construct the church (that in effect took over 170 years to build: from 1352 till 1521)....More

Thank broekie53
Reviewed 1 May 2018

These statues depict the men who were the original stonemasons of the Cathedral and are a good feature to sit alongside it.

Thank Livelygadabouts
Reviewed 6 April 2018

I like it when sometimes a living statue is among the stone statues. Especially with small children around.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

The Pieter Appelmans monument is a set of great statues located near the Cathedral Of Our Lady that look awesome. Pieter Appelmans ( 1373_1434 ) was a master stonemason who worked on the cathedral and these set of great statues are really animated and make...More

Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 16 January 2018 via mobile

Statues built to commemorate the architect and builders of the Cathedral. Nice gesture but it was simply 'statue-overload' by the time I reached this location from Central Station via Meir and having another living statue on standby kills it for me.

Thank AFAK25
Reviewed 19 December 2017

This is right outside the main entrance at the Square. There are a couple of people begging here so it makes viewing difficult. Tastefully done and well worth a look.

Thank itchyfeet2014
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Put a smile on my face, these modern sculptures, fit in well with the old buildings, well worth a look.

Thank Dianne D
Reviewed 4 October 2017

on of the most beautiful and remarkable sculpture in the city , it would take a while thinking about it and enjoying the art and passion it was made with

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