SchepenhuisKraanbrugDuivelshuisKlein BegijnhofSt. Rumbold's CathedralAartsbisschoppelijk Paleis van MechelenRefugium van Sint-TruidenSaint John's ChurchStadsfeestzaalVeemarktSint-Pieters-en-PauluskerkMechelen City Hall
A FREE GPS GUIDED AUDIO TOUR

Historische Rondleiding door Mechelen

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An audio guided tour by Jenny Multilingual, The Tourist

Welcome to Mechelen! On this GPS guided audio tour, we will visit 12 stops on a route of 2.50km. This tour focusses mainly on general tourism.

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Tour Sights 📸

Schepenhuis
Sight A historical building in Mechelen, it provides a unique insight into the city's medieval past, serving as a meeting place for the city's aldermen and housing the Parlement and Great Council of Mechelen.
Schepenhuis
Kraanbrug
Bridge A historic metal swing bridge in Mechelen, a combination of a drawbridge and an arch in masonry, with a unique history dating back to 1311, featuring a wooden crane that once stood nearby.
Kraanbrug
Duivelshuis
House A traditional Flemish house, known as Duivelshuis, featuring Gothic architecture with early Renaissance elements, including a pointed gable and intricate wood carvings depicting scenes from the Bible.
Duivelshuis
Klein Begijnhof
Sight A béguinage, dating back to the beginning of the 13th century, with a history of being the first beguinage in Mechelen. The complex features a former Maria-Magdalenakapel, now hosting a museum, and is notable for its 18th-century tile tableau depicting Christ on the cross.
Klein Begijnhof
St. Rumbold's Cathedral
Sight The tower contains 49 bells, with only the largest in working order, including the 8-ton Salvator bell that strikes the hours. Up to 1923, 18 bell ringers served the cathedral before electricity took over.
St. Rumbold's Cathedral
Aartsbisschoppelijk Paleis van Mechelen
Sight Aartsbisschoppelijk Paleis van Mechelen: An episcopal palace built between 1719-1741 in classicist style, influenced by Italian architecture, with a U-shaped layout and features such as sobriety and horizontalism.
Aartsbisschoppelijk Paleis van Mechelen
Refugium van Sint-Truiden
Sight A Category 1 monument, the Refugium van Sint-Truiden is a former monastery house of refuge belonging to the Abbey of Sint-Truiden, built in the 16th century as a town palace and refuge for the Benedictine abbey.
Refugium van Sint-Truiden
Saint John's Church
Sight Saint John's Church is a Gothic parish church from the 15th century, dedicated to Saint John the Baptist and Saint John the Evangelist, and is a protected cultural monument.
Saint John's Church
Stadsfeestzaal
Sight A neoclassicist building complex designed by Victor Louckx in 1883, initially used as a school and function hall, and later converted into a single-use city hall, featuring a historic facade and auditorium.
Stadsfeestzaal
Veemarkt
Sight A historic square in Mechelen, featuring a large bus stop, underground parking garage, bike-share and car-share services, as well as a Neptune statue and nearby schools, including the Sint-Romboutscollege and Sint-Pieters-en-Pauluskerk.
Veemarkt

About this Tour ℹ

Stops
12
Walking time
29 min
Average Rating
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Language
nl-BE
Distance
2.50km

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