12 August 2013

#279 Antwerp, Belgium

The Cathedral of Our Lady (DutchOnze-Lieve-Vrouwekathedraal) is a Roman Catholic cathedral in Antwerp, Belgium. Today's see of the Diocese of Antwerp was started in 1352 and, although the first stage of construction was ended in 1521, has never been 'completed'. In Gothic style, its architects were Jan and Pieter Appelmans. It contains a number of significant works by the Baroque painter Peter Paul Rubens, as well as paintings by artists such as Otto van VeenJacob de Backer and Marten de Vos.

It's in the list of UNESCO as a part of Belfries of Belgium and France.
Date of Inscription on the List of UNESCO WHS: 1999

Date of Issue: June 25, 2012

Thank you, Nicky !

Sent on: August 8, 2013
Received on: August 12, 2013

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