Turnhout, Saint Peter’s Church

Decanal church with 13th to 18th century elements. The church is completely detached, has an early Gothic core, 13th century tower base, high Gothic choir and transepts (Campine Gothic style). Renaissance crossing tower, nave and aisles. Substantial alterations in the 18th century by J.P. Van Baurscheit, who also sculpted the confessionals. A lot of sculptures by W. Pompe, including the late Baroque high altar and a crucifix. Paintings by D. Teniers, P. Van Lint, Cornelis Schut and others.

Main Entrance

Grote Markt
2300 Turnhout

Public Transport

Rail (NMBS)
Station Turnhout (walking 950m) or bus 2 (Parkwijk)
Bus (De Lijn)
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