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Stunning Cathedral - De Sint-Savadorskathedraal

Stunning Catholic Church with beautiful paintings, stained-glass windows and Mass on Sundays... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
cazmo71
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Tonbridge, United Kingdom
Surprising interior

Seeing St Magdalen’s Church (‘Heilige Magdalenakerk’ in Dutch) from afar while walking in Queen... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2018
Trainbleu
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 June 2018

The church is large and impressive on the outside. Inside is unexpected. The highlight is a bright almost glowing blue statue of Mary draped in white, with a bright blue bowl on her head. The statue is sitting in a pool of water. Near the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Inside the church looks so modern. Has interesting exhibitions . We were impressed. One of the most unusual churches I ever saw! Recommend ! Also free to enter

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Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Wow, I was blown away by what I found inside this church. Initially we were going to walk straight past but I'm so glad we actually went in. The temporary AGORA art exhibition and concept was just amazing. Much of the interior looks just as...More

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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Really impressive church from the outside, but totally unexpected what is inside. Its a very modern interior to the church with a nice central water feature, a few interactive exhibits around the edge of the room, and then a giant swing in the centre of...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 3 June 2018

The church is large and impressive on the outside. Inside is unexpected. The highlight is a bright almost glowing blue statue of Mary draped in white, with a bright blue bowl on her head. The statue is sitting in a pool of water. Near the...More

1  Thank tinaNtravel
Reviewed 12 May 2018

Stunning Catholic Church with beautiful paintings, stained-glass windows and Mass on Sundays. Happened to be walking past and found this beautiful Cathedral. Outside it looks drab, but inside it is a feast for the eyes.

Thank cazmo71
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Seeing St Magdalen’s Church (‘Heilige Magdalenakerk’ in Dutch) from afar while walking in Queen Astrid park (‘Koningin Astridpark’, reviewed elsewhere) we couldn’t resist the urge to have a closer look. The church was built in Gothic Revival Style (1850-1853) by local architect Pierre Buyck, with...More

Thank Trainbleu
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We’re regular churchgoers, and my partner works in the church back home, so we’re not new to the religious scene, but this place blew our minds a little bit. I found myself in a massive and an otherwise empty church, listening to some quiet choral...More

Thank Christina S
Reviewed 23 November 2017

From the outside, the church looks like any other Gothic church. It is the inside that surprises. I had never seen a church with a swimming pool before, but it does not detract from the peaceful atmosphere. Decommissioned as a Catholic Church, it has become...More

Thank Anja V
Reviewed 7 October 2017

We happened upon this place by accident and after touring churches all over Europe, we were happy to see one that was more than pews and stained glass. The swing was fun and exhilarating.

Thank Dutch_Hawk
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Was walking past and decided to take a look but I wasn't all that impressed. I just read other reviews and I am certainly in the minority ~ did not even step in far enough to see the pool ~ perhaps if I had, I...More

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