Fodor's Expert Review Plantin-Moretus Museum/Prentenkabinet

Oude Stad and Het Eilandje Fodor's Choice

For three centuries, beginning in 1555, this UNESCO-listed building was the home and printing plant of an extraordinary publishing dynasty; the family printed innumerable bibles, breviaries, and missals. Christophe Plantin's greatest technical achievement was the Biblia Regia (in Room 16), eight large volumes containing the Bible in Latin, Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, and Aramaic, complete with notes, glossaries, and grammars.

Fodor's Choice History Museum

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Vrijdagmarkt 22--23
Antwerp, Flanders  2000, Belgium


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Rate Includes: €12, Closed Mon.

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