Sint Pieterskerk of Louvain

Interesting
This 15C Brabant Gothic church was intended to have three towers but remained unfinished on account of unstable ground. The interior is outstanding because of the pure lines of the Gothic nave, with huge pillars rising to the vault in a single sweep. In front of the chancel are the delicate arches of the rood screen (1499), surmounted by a wooden Christ. The church has a remarkable treasury of museum-quality religious art.

Useful information

Adresse : 

Margarethaplein

Phone:

+32 16 29 51 33

Opening hours

mid Mar-end Oct: 10am-5pm, Sat 10am-4.30pm, Sun and Bank Hols 2pm-5pm - closed Mon early Nov-mid Mar, 1 Jan and 25 Dec

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Other ideas « Art and Culture »

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Sint Pieterskerk houses this museum
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This 15C Flamboyant Gothic building
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