Saint James's Church, Antwerp

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  • There are so many things to be done in Antwerp. Most of them historical places however the St. Jacobskerk church is by far one of the best churches to visit. I strongly recommend also to take a guided...  more »
  • As name suggests is dedicated to Santiago. Impressive church among the streets of the city, has a unique and solid, but unfinished tower 55 m. (one third of planned in the original project), starting construction in Gothic-Brabant... The richness of the interior is invaluable in Renaissance and Baroque masterpieces, with 23 altars with the same number of paintings, a spectacular and exuberant baroque sculpture, the chapel of great master Rubens memorial where is buried, the abundance of marbles, the stained glass windows, the pulpit... come on it's a required point. Built as a hostel for pilgrims that went way of Santiago de Compostela (2125 km away by the Via Brabantica). The entrance costs 3€ / person. There is a brochure in Spanish.
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  • Interior of this church was one of the most beautiful church i've ever seen. Definitely must see! Ruben's paintings inside  more »

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