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Beautiful church

This church is very typical for it’s time, outside it’s a bit bland, inside magnificent. Especially... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
erica272015
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Turnhout, Belgium
Beautiful organ and handmade wooden lectern

Very beautiful church. In winter there is a magnificent Nativity scene with real animals (ox... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
Lara H
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Reviewed 7 August 2018

This church is very typical for it’s time, outside it’s a bit bland, inside magnificent. Especially the place priests keep their cermons, which is completely wood carved, and not in use anymore, is bafflng. It depicts a fishermen’s scene. To see in combination with the...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Very beautiful church. In winter there is a magnificent Nativity scene with real animals (ox, donkey, sheep, chickens). The stable was donated to the city by Francois & Jacqueline Boone.

Thank Lara H
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We came during their celebration of their restored organ and the concert was wonderful. A beautiful church adorned with wood carvings and well-worth a stop over.

Thank loveDCA
Reviewed 21 July 2017

Saint Peter is a big church in the centre of Turnhout. There is so many altars (small ones, too) and a lot of statues. The most eye-catcher is the big woodworking pulpit, it's very impressive. It's a must visit when you're in Turnhout.

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 11 July 2017

Beautiful church on the market place, gothic/baroque style. Historic building tower dated from the 12th century, Beautifully sculpt wooden pulpit, organ dated 1662 representing Jesus and the apostles fishing on the lake of Galilee.

Thank ludofeyen
Reviewed 6 May 2017

The church is located in the main square and it is quite big. We could not visit it inside because it was closed. Anyway from the outside you can admire the facade and the particular style.

Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Located right in the heart of the town this church, with parts going back to the 17th century is well worth a visit. The massive carved pulpit is unique, in my experience. There are some very pretty and ornate stained glass windows.

Thank Anthony K
Reviewed 18 August 2016

It's very beautiful inside and they have an organ's concert on particular's days it's good to check. There're always nice things to do and to see at the Grote Markt. Enjoy it!

Thank claudia b
Reviewed 29 July 2016

We visited this church on Jul 23th. We parked our car on a parking lot (6€ for a day) in front of the National Playing Card Museum (Parking Muylenberg, Beekstraat). It is about 0,3 miles by foot from the church. It is a nice church...More

1  Thank AmarilisVos
Reviewed 28 February 2016

From the outside this church doesn't look too impressive, although part of the tower should be from the 12th century. The interior looks very nice though, with some richly decorated altars, a nicely carved wooden preaching pedestal, nice sculptures and stained glass.

Thank RHAHJ
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