"The gentle Sint Katelijne church" Top 5 Page for this destination Mechelen Things to Do Tip by Pavlik_NL

Mechelen Things to Do: 193 reviews and 305 photos

  Saint Cath'lin's church in pure gothic architectur
by Pavlik_NL

Walking along the long narrow street that we entered at the Minderbroeders chapel we will suddenly stand in front of a wide square with in it's midst a church. This is the Saint Cath'lin's church or Sint Katelijne in Flemish. "Katelijne" is a typical Belgian woman's name as in Dutch you will not hear it so often. The church is built in a gentle gothic style and houses paintings from Van der Veken, Boeckstuyns, Valckx and Langhemans. It dates back to the 14th century.

Review Helpfulness: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Was this review helpful?

  • Written May 19, 2004
  • Send to a Friend
  • Add to your Trip Planner
  • Report Abuse



“Our dream: one world, without borders”

Online Now


Top 1,000 Travel Writer
Member Rank:
0 0 1 8 1
Forum Rank:
0 0 2 2 5

Have you been to Mechelen?

  Share Your Travels