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A place of serenity

A turbulent mind ,anxiety,restless soul ?Look no further.The Sint Peter Church is juat then place... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
cherylkerama
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London, United Kingdom
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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 August 6, 2018
erica272015
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Turnhout, Belgium
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Nov 27, 2018
“A place of serenity”
Aug 6, 2018
“Beautiful church”
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Grote Markt 44, Turnhout 2300, Belgium
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Reviewed November 27, 2018 via mobile

A turbulent mind ,anxiety,restless soul ?Look no further.The Sint Peter Church is juat then place for you. Stunning architecture ,many symbols to view and admire but mostly the serenity on a cold winter afternoon.You can sit on the benches outside and sat a prayer or...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank cherylkerama
Reviewed August 6, 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

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 9, 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.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank larah865
Reviewed August 12, 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.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank loveDCA
Reviewed July 20, 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.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed July 11, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ludofeyen
Reviewed May 5, 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.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Rosario_it
Reviewed August 31, 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.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank anthonyk159
Reviewed August 18, 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!

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank claudia b
Reviewed July 29, 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

Date of experience: July 2016
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