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Saint Paul's Church

Sint-Paulusstraat 22, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
+32 3 231 33 21
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You'll read in the other reviews that this is a beautiful church, with paintings by Rubens and also... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
2009Benjamin
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Belmont, California
Quaint church with cavalry

Beautiful church with of course a Rubens painting, but also a great overview of the battle of... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Damsel I
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  • Excellent65%
  • Very good32%
  • Average2%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“van dyck” (13 reviews)
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Sint-Paulusstraat 22, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
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+32 3 231 33 21
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You'll read in the other reviews that this is a beautiful church, with paintings by Rubens and also a number of beautiful statues. But don't miss the fascinating collection of statues by the side of the church, referred to as The Calvary. This group of...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Beautiful church with of course a Rubens painting, but also a great overview of the battle of Lepanto and the cult of the rosary. the live-size Calvary outside is must see

Thank Damsel I
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Saint Paul's Church ( Sint Pauluskerk ) is a fantastic Roman Catholic church located only a short stroll from the River Scheldt. The Baroque style of architecture is stunning and looks amazing,built in 1571 the church both inside and externally is superb and is most...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed 17 February 2018 via mobile

This church is flooded in light. Amazing restoration after the fire in the late 1960's. Used to be the church of a huge monastery. The monks are gone but the paintings of Rubens and Van Dijck are still there.

Thank Peter D
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Reviewed 3 February 2018

The church itself istiny, if you're used to the gothic churches of Antwerp. The entrance is uncharacteristis, the main church doors are (permanently?) closed and you go through a side door, which connects to the corridor leading to the statuary beside the church. The interior...More

Thank DocGraceK
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

Antwerp has so many fantastic churches (and the cathedral) that you sometimes tend to forget this is exceptional. Saint Paul's church's interior is a great, clean example of a baroque interior, with it's mostly black and white colors and its fabulous paintings. But the most...More

Thank immorissal
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

This church was way more than a church. So many beautiful paintings & statues it felt like a museum. A few paintings from Rubens and also van Dyck. Easy to keep kids interested in looking around at all the wonderful art. The church itself is...More

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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

An excellent place to visit. The garden with the statues was terrific and the interior of the church was full of baroque paintings masterpieces.

Thank Lefteris K
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Saint Paul’s Church is a oasis of art not only the beautiful altars but every single inch of the gigantic building, inside and outside. I could have spent a whole day exploring its rich museum pieces, and to add the morning there was a mass...More

Thank Nelson C
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Reviewed 27 September 2017

It was little hard to find where the entrance was. The interior design of church was amazing, a beautiful contrast between black and white. Also the vault was decorated with small golden motifs like stars. Anyone could stay and relax as long as they want...More

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