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Saint Peter's Church (Sint-Pieterskerk)

Great Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 29 51 33
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Beautiful church

A wonderful way to spend an hour, looking around the in and outside of the church. The statues and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Rix_11
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Kewarra Beach, Australia
Beautiful Gothic Church

Situated in the Main Market square (Grote Markt), St Peter's Church is just across from Leuven's... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
Peter C
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Island of Malta, Malta
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Great Market Square, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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+32 16 29 51 33
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Reviewed 2 days ago

A wonderful way to spend an hour, looking around the in and outside of the church. The statues and paintings within the church are magnificent in their detail and craftsmanship. The outside is just as interesting. It is well worth the extra to go into...More

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Reviewed March 31, 2018

Situated in the Main Market square (Grote Markt), St Peter's Church is just across from Leuven's majestic Town Hall. Built in Gothic style, the church has a cruciform floor plan and incomplete bell tower. Inside the church you can see two famous paintings from Flemish...More

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Reviewed January 26, 2018

It was being painted white internally when we visited, the lectern is a work of art in wood. It is worth paying the small extra to view the Treasury.

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

Saint peter's in the city centre of Leuven is one of the most beautiful mediecal churches of belgium. Inside it is the preachchair who is impressive as well as the cellar outside go find the bell ringer the church is in front of the major...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2017

pleasingly surprised by this cathedral. some work being done, but had an self guided tour, and it was great. even went into the basement for the crypt area. very impressive

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

St. Peter's Church is well worth a visit even though there is a lot of renovation work going on. The entrance is largely obscured and a plastic curtain right in the centre prevents you from getting a proper visita, Instead you see the church in...More

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Reviewed September 25, 2017

A huge church with gothic architecture. The entrance is free but the opening hours not very convenient during the weekdays. I visited it on a sunny Saturday and was very impressed by the sculptures and paintings.

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Reviewed September 19, 2017 via mobile

It is going to be renowated and access was very limited. Nice, baroque interior. Small souvenir shop. Free entrance. This was the only place in centre of Leuven where it was possible to by postcards (but not stamps).

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Reviewed September 13, 2017

An audio guide is I think a must to get the most out of this visit. One should not forget to view the marvellously carved pulpit in the side of the church used for regular celebrations of the mass.

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

I usually visit churches whenever I visited a new place. This church was quite impressive. A religious hymn was being played while I was roaming around the church. Although the church was not that big, but it compensates in its extravagant sculptures. The facade of...More

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