The Zwijndrecht’ H. Crosschurch originally was built in Roman architecture (12th century). Traces of it can be found in the southern part of the church (village side). In 1525 the choir was built in gotic style. A considerable enlargement of the church was realized in 1927-1929 with the raising of the present nave and the left side aisle.
The adoration of the H. Machutus, from the beginning of the 16th century onwards, comes yearly to a head around Whitsun. This Saint has been invoked against paralyses, rheumatism and mental diseases.
The H. Crosschurch entirely has been patronized by the Royal Order of june,11 1976.
(Copyricht municipal council Zwijndrecht)
There is too much to do and to see in Antwerp! Therefore we propose you, the hightlights of this year and the years to come. In the calendar you can consult the most important events per trimester.
Splendid water citadel situated in a vast park of 9 ha. The oldest part of this pearl in the architectural patrimony of Beveren dates from the beginning of the 15th century.
In 1966, it was bought by the municipality Beveren and in 1971, it was protected as a monument. The castle was restored and is now part of the culture centre “Ter Vesten”.
Consult the activity calendar for an overview of exhibitions, castle concerts, aperitif conversations, which are organised in the castle.
Also the active Beveren’ lace school is housing here. Double-click for an overview of the local tourist curiosities.
For cyclists; making use of the Sint-Annekesroute, which is passing by in our immediate surroundings, you pass by this splendid castle.
The “Kunstberg” is about being the cultural pounding heart of Brussels. There you can have a taste of music, literature, film, divergent exibitions… and this in a simple manner. A single ticket is enough for a day in this artistic playground.
The “Kunstberg pass” just gives you in the weekend for a day access to the Royal Museum of Fine Arts in Brussels, the BELvue museum, Musical Instruments Museum, the ING culture centre, the Congress Hall, the archaeological site of the Coudenberg, the palace of Charles of Lotharingen, the royal library of Belgium. Moreover thanks to the family tariff and special activities for children and young people, families may reckon with a pleasant and budget friendly trip.