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St. Rumbold's Cathedral

Onder-den-Toren 12, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
+32 15 29 40 30
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Climb the tower !

I live close to Mechelen and working for an international company we host quite some foreign... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Filip N
Keerbergen, Belgium
Worth the visit

Ig you are in the centre of Mechelen you should visit this cathedral, the insdie is nice but the... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Rudy V
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Onder-den-Toren 12, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

I live close to Mechelen and working for an international company we host quite some foreign guests. the bell tower of the Cathedral is THE spot I take all my foreign visitors to. The bell tower, the view on the massive organ, and most spectacular...More

Thank Filip N
Reviewed 7 December 2017

Ig you are in the centre of Mechelen you should visit this cathedral, the insdie is nice but the climb to the top ( be carefull over 400 stairs) is worth the vieuw, on a clear day you can see the atomium of Brussels, great...More

Thank Rudy V
Reviewed 27 November 2017

No visitor to Mechelen can miss this iconic building of the large cathedral with the huge tower. I did not actually climb the tower but the cathedral is beautiful with some great stained-glass windows and every visitor to Mechelen should pay a visit.

Thank md1mm
Reviewed 22 November 2017

We went in the cathederal and took the walk up to the top. You start on concerete steps and then go on some wooden steps around the bells. There are places to take a break on the way up. when you get to the top...More

Thank graham l
Reviewed 9 November 2017

enjoyed the peace and quite and was interesting to see childrens projects from the local school. wanted to go up the tower but was too close to closing time

Thank tigrrrr
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Marvelous arhitecture. A must see if you visit Antwerp. Don't forget your camera when you go there. The building is simply beautiful.

Thank Desiree M
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Rumbold Visit was awasome really loved it especially the bell sounds. This is must visit place you can find lots of bars and restaurants near by.

Thank B V
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

The city of Mechelen ( French name Malines) is more famous for producing church bells with magic sound. Even Tsar Peter Great ordered few bells from this place and later on it became well known “malinovy zvon” (Malines sound) in Russia. The very old icon...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

St. Rumbold's Cathedral is pleasant walk from the train through the winding streets and past the impressive Stadhuis and Grote Markt of wonderful Mechelen. The church's soaring light-filled nave and bell tower were among the high points of my visit to the city. The medieval...More

Thank Ruinsgal
Reviewed 18 October 2017

The cathedral is free to visit, although there is a 2 euro drop box entrance fee (assuming people are honest) for the choir and church treasury section. Considering that that part of the church is currently undergoing renovation, it is not completely worth it. Although...More

Thank Katrien S
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