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Address: Leuven, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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Hides a part of our belgian history

Small church near the city centre of Leuven easily to found when coming from the old market or the Naamsestraat. This small church has a part of the remainings of father Damian... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
Daniel19721972
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Brussels, Belgium
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed June 23, 2016

Small church near the city centre of Leuven easily to found when coming from the old market or the Naamsestraat. This small church has a part of the remainings of father Damian, the monk who went to hawaii th help people isolated on one island with lepra.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed March 25, 2016

Walking the Parijsstraat in the general direction of the "Groot Begijnhof", we spotted the Sint-Antoniuskerk on the left, where the Parijsstraat ends and the Schapenstraat begins. A holy building was already on this site in the 14th century. The current building was built in the 16th century and extensively refurbished and modernized in the 20th century. The church has therefore... More 

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Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed July 23, 2015

Sint-Antoniuskerk is very nice. I love the atmosphere, and the silence in there. It is well kept. I the grave of Father Damian is very sober and gives you kinda feeling of his presence in there.

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed February 18, 2015

I love the fabric of churches and the peacefulness found inside, but this church was not as expected. The interior is very modern and quite interesting as such. Most fascinating to me was the Crypt of Father Damian who inspired many to follow in his footsteps in helping the less fortunate and not being pout off by their shabby appearance... More 

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Reading, Pa. USA
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Reviewed September 1, 2014

I usually visit this chapel while in Leuven. The crypt is particularly conducive to prayer. it contains the remains of St. Damian and is not usually crowded. In fact I am often the only one there. The upper chapel is light and airy, with a pleasant aura. It is a hike back up the hill but worth the walk. It... More 

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Breda, The Netherlands
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Reviewed April 30, 2013

Nothing special inside (even though its oder outlooks) else than the grave of Damiaan. Not so succesfull mix of modern and old architecture

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