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This Gothic church which was built in the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries is the second largest in Mechelen. It is on the site that Mechelen’s first parish church probably stood.  The tower contains a complete carillon with no fewer than 49 bells.
Many wealthy Mechelen trade guilds had their altars here. The church’s rich interior was [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on May 19th 2014

People are like stained glass windows.  They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is light from within.
Elizabeth Kubler-Ross

12 Comments CherryPie on Apr 6th 2014

Mechelen is a city of many historic churches, eight are promoted as places worthy a visit. We each picked a church of our wish list, for Mr C it was Church of our Lady Hanswidj and for me it was Beguinage Church and between us we decided to include Church of Our Lady Across the [...]

8 Comments CherryPie on Apr 3rd 2014