Antwerp Sights



Sint-Pauluskerk Review

The late-Gothic St. Paul's Church, built 1530–71, is a repository of more than 50 outstanding paintings, including a series known as the 15 mysteries of the Rosary by Antwerp's finest painters of the time. There are three by Rubens, including a visceral depiction of Jesus's flagellation, as well as early works by Jordaens and Van Dyck. The church is further enriched by more than 200 17th- and 18th-century sculptures, including the ten baroque confessionals attributed to Peeter Verbruggen the Elder. A Baroque altar completed in 1639 towers over the more somber Gothic nave. Sint-Pauluskerk was restored in 1968 after damage from a major fire.

    Contact Information

  • Address: Veemarkt 14, Oude Stad, Antwerp, 2000 | Map It
  • Phone: 03/231–3321
  • Cost: Free
  • Hours: Apr.–mid-Oct., daily 2–5
  • Website:
  • Metro Tram 4 or 7; bus 6 or 34.
  • Location: Oude Stad
Updated: 10-18-2013

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