Merksem – St. Francis of Assisi Church

Eclectic church, built 1893-1896 by architect H. Blomme, in late neo-Romanesque style with neo-Byzantine bias. Oriented basilica plan. Altars, altarpieces and furniture by Pierre Peeters (in 1903), stained-glass windows executed by Hochreiter & Geyer (1909), Crespin & Calders (1947) Steyaert (1910), Stalin (1912).

Main Entrance

Bredabaan 549
2170 Merksem

Public Transport

Rail (NMBS)
Antwerpen Centraal + premetro 2, 3 (Merksem, Oudebarreel)
Tram (De Lijn)
2, 3 (Oudebarreel)
Bus (De Lijn)
33, 600, 601, 602, 610, 620, 621, 629, 648, 658, 670, 678 (Oudebarreel)
Biking with VELO-Antwerpen
216 Zwembad Antwerpen