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Address: Lange Nieuwstraat 75, Antwerp 2000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 3 232 10 32
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Historical church with tombe of Baroque Painter Peter Paul Rubens

Church was refurbished for some years, and is now open to the public. Tombe of Baroque Painter Peter Paul Rubens is located here.

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 3, 2015
plasiboo
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Brecht, Belgium

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

Truly stunning both from the outside and inside. Go for a service to get the full experience for free.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015 via mobile

Does not seem to allow for any visitors....too bad. Am not sure if we went at the wrong time as no there seems to be no information to be seen. Building looked beautiful though. Pity.

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Brecht, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

Church was refurbished for some years, and is now open to the public. Tombe of Baroque Painter Peter Paul Rubens is located here.

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Thank plasiboo
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

Very beautiful church, where you can visit the tombstone of the worldfamous painter RUBENS, who lived in Antwerp

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las vegas, nevada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2015

Right after Sunday mass, you can always get in for a short visit. It is a beautiful Roman catholic church. Services are offered in different languages. Priests are old and understaffed. Unfortunately, they seem to want to get the service over as quick as possible. Well located right off the main shopping street.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is this church that Peter Paul Rubens has ben buried. It is a magnificent building and the only church in Antwerp where there is still a separation between the nave and the the presbitery reserved for the chapter of regular Canons who originally builded this church. There is also a number of small chapels used for private prayer or... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Sint Jacobskerk is an unexpected treat a short walk from the bustle of Meir. Wonderfully preserved from French Revolutionary plunder by intervention of a local priest who was allowed to choose one church to be spared looting, your eye is overwhelmed by the art and beauty clamoring for attention. Note the Rubens burial chapel in the center back of the... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

It is often close but it is the place where Rubens is buries and if you like monumental churches you should pay the entrance fee and reserve 30 minutes or so to visit this Church. It is not as famous and visited as the Cathedral but is close to the Meir and has reach baroque interiors and work of arts.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 via mobile

This church is where Peter Paul Rubens is buried and full of baroque decor and monuments. This is an old church steeped in history and well worth spending half-an-hour. At 3 € to get in it was worth it.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

I can't really review this properly because I didn't go inside, but if you're filling your SD card with photos of Antwerp, I guess this beautiful church should be in your collection.

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