Where is John Lama? travel blog

Great buildings in Antwerp.

It is easy to spot the Hasidic Jews in Antwerp.

 

St. Carolus Borromeus Church is a Baroque church with a spectacular facade,...

The altar of the St. Carolus Borromeus Church is spectacular and ornate.

Marloes and I got a tour of the church by a very...

There was an incredible amount of artwork in the church. Here an...

This is a side altar in the same church.

I saw this adorable girl as I was walking around Antwerp. Her...

One of the many Marian statues which are featured on Antwerp street...

Here is a shopping mall in Antwerp. And that is a GIANT...

Another shot of the shopping mall. The structure in the middle, now...

 

Work on Our Lady's Cathedral was begun in 1352. It is huge...

 

The Antwerp city square includes this Brabo statue.

The statue depicts Brabo throwing a giant's severed hand in the river...

Another view of the Antwerp town square.

Belgian waffles really do exist in Belgium.

Het Steen is a historic medieval castle in the old city center...

A scene from inside the Het Steen castle.


Marloes and I also went to Antwerp, Belgium one day. Antwerp has some great architecture, and there is a large Hasidic Jewish population. Antwerp is considered by many to be the diamond capital of the world.



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