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VISITING HISTORICAL CHURCHES..ST. ANDREW'S CHURCH.
St. Andrew's houses scores of art treasures and other interesting objects. stained glass windows and a station of the cross of 14 large paintings.
For those interested: this is very worthwhile your visit!
HISTORICAL CHURCHES TO VISIT....ST. PAUL'S CHURCH.
Interested in over 50 paintings? and over 200 sculpures? splendid Baroque altars and carved church furnishings which are some of the most beautiful in the world????
Then visit St. Pauls church, expecially with a guide it is most wonderful and you will see more than the everage tourist.
Of course closed during services!
TREASURES BENEATH THE PLASTER....ST. JAMES' CHURCH
SPECTACULAR FINDS IN THE ST. JAMES CHURCH.
Wall-paintin in the chapel of St. Job.
The decoration dates from about 1566 - 1580.
It show St. James surrounded by musicians.
This painting is being restored now....
This church is the tomb of the Prince of Painting, Peter Paul Rubens, that attracts most visitors. But there is so much more for this Church is sumptuously decorated.
Address: Lange Nieuwstraat 73
SPECIAL CHURCHES.....CAROLUS BORROMEUS.
There lots of famous churches and a Cathedral in Antwerp, very worthy of your visit especially when you have a city guide.
1. St. Carolus Borromeus Church
Rubens made a major contribution to the decoration of the facade and the pinnacle of the tower but especially to the interior.
address: Hendrik Conscienceplein 6
Be sure to check out the...
Be sure to check out the medieval cathedral. It's probabely the most beautifull in the world. Everything is sort of centered around it so if you go there, everything worth seeing in the center is in walking distance.
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