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St Andrews Church Antwerp

In the heart of the city, a magnificent example of baroqueness with delicate old master paintings... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2018
Alan B
Stunning church.

My twin brother Stephen and I were bimbling around this part of town when we chanced on this great... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
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Reviewed 6 July 2018

In the heart of the city, a magnificent example of baroqueness with delicate old master paintings and sculptures sermon pulpits. An ancient history disguises how the church was a monastery and nunnery.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Alan B
Reviewed 20 February 2018 via mobile

My twin brother Stephen and I were bimbling around this part of town when we chanced on this great looking church. St Andrews Chuch ( Sint Andrieskerk ) is a splendid church built in the gothic style of architecture ,constructed in the 16th century,Augustine friars...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 293neilk
Reviewed 14 September 2017

St. Andrew's gothic style church does not look like much from the outside, but the interior is amazing. Buil for the Augustine friars, the church was consecrated in 1529. The tower is a later addition, built in 1763. After it had fallen into disrepair, the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 22 March 2017

Located in a former working class district, known as the Parish of Misery and Thirst. Nowadays transformed into a trendy place for fashion designers and antique shops. One of the five monumental churches in Antwerp, very famous for the spectacular pulpit. Late Gothic church with...More

Date of experience: March 2017
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Reviewed 24 December 2016

From the outside this church looks quite impressive. I was lucky to enter between two services on Sunday. The altars in catholic churches tend to be impressive, and this church was no exception. It was not 'better' than so many other churches though. Unfortunately the...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 23 August 2016

An airy well lit church with some interesting paintings. The treasury is worth seeing, some exquisitely ornate costumes and religious ornaments. The sanctuary is impressive. The carving of the pulpit is stunning. We had the added benefit of a quartet rehearsing for a concert of...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank geoffandre
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Sint Andries used to be the poor workers area of Antwerp, also known as "Parish of Misery". There are still a lot of nice 16th and 17th century houses there, and the area is partly renovated and became a bit artistic. Located between the fashionstreet...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Ivo2411
Reviewed 4 July 2016

not really covered well in guide books and not at top of sites in Antwerp in Trip advisor so not much expectation. Really serene , beautiful church in fashion district . Well worth and visit and IMHO the best church in Antwerp. You should visit.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Stevey1631
Reviewed 15 October 2015 via mobile

Sint Andries is a definite to do. So beautiful and rich. You'll even find Mother Mary in haute couture! I found the place inspiring.

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank AdamSargon
Reviewed 9 August 2015

We spend a fair amount of time in Antwerp, but just happened across Sint-Andrieskerk for the first time yesterday. What a treat! This is a beautiful church with a surprising collection of art and a high-tech, multi-lingual information guide available for free along with the...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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