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The inside of the church is amazing, especially the ceiling and wood carving along both side walls... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
Paul S
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Brussels, Belgium
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A stunning old cathedral full if elegant hand carved wood and marble decorations. What more can I... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2018
hsmithjr
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Arlington, Virginia
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Reviewed 8 January 2019

Erected during 17th century, Church Saint-Loup (“Saint Wolf” – originally named Saint-Ignace) by Jesuits, the church promoted long time the Catholicism in a country more and more penetrated by the Reform faith. There are many enthusiastic reviews on Internet, so you should visit it too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

The inside of the church is amazing, especially the ceiling and wood carving along both side walls. Of all the churches we visited in Namur, this is the one I remember most.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Paul S
Reviewed 11 August 2018 via mobile

A stunning old cathedral full if elegant hand carved wood and marble decorations. What more can I say. If you love old churches and architecture, this is a must.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank hsmithjr
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Just to see the black and red columns in this old church is worth the visit. The ceiling artwork if also amazing. It is very easy to get to but not always open during times they advertise, but as long as the main doors are...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 5 April 2018

... Let it be this one. We lucked out, trying to open the wrong door, and were welcomed by volunteers even though the church was undergoing restoration work. Beautifully preserved, and a marvel of woodwork, stone carving, and soaring volume. Ten confessionnals, all carved out...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

The facade of the church is admirable, unfortunately the main door goes directly to a small street, so nowadays we cannot step back enough to fully appreciate the whole facade. However, you should go inside the building (it is free access) and take a look...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Patricia-Oax
Reviewed 5 September 2017 via mobile

This church is filled with the most stunning carvings. Ten confessionals all completely different and intricately carved. The internal seating seems to be removed for sight seeing, detracting from the ambience you would normally encounter when entering a church, it all seemed a little too...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

Good looking church, centrally situated in the old town, with reception by very friendly and informative host. Pretty confession booths done in dark wood, line the outer walls. Candles can be had for 1 EUR a piece. Wonderful spot for some solemn introspection and cooling...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This church has an impressive ceiling and the woodwork along the walls is quite interesting. I still rate 'average' because there are so many fantastic church interiors in Belgium, often with great treasuries, paintings, or even frescoes.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed 27 March 2017

17th century baroque, Jesuit church. Fantastic vaulted ceiling, restored to its former glory. One of the 3 locations in Namur of the Vices and Vertus exposition till 21.05.2017. Interesting works of Aidan Salakhova of sculptures in Carrera marble.

Date of experience: March 2017
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