Saint Anthony's Chapel
Many people from throughout the World come to the St. Anthony’s Chapel for the crypt of Father Damien, who has been buried here since 1936. Inside the church visitors are able to follow the career of Damien through a number of panels of photos, from his vocation as a missionary to his death in 1889.
Damien was beatified in 1995 and designated the ‘Greatest Belgian of All Time’ in December 2005. He was canonised in Rome on 11 October 2009.
- Every day: 9:00-18:00
- Free entrance
Stay & Experience Deals
Staying overnight means you can experience a whole lot more. The full package. And that’s great because you can’t do Leuven in just one day.
To make sure your experience is unforgettable, stay in one of these cool places. They’ve been specially chosen for by locals who have the inside track. You can enjoy everything from a free ticket for an unforgettable museum, to an idyllic bike ride in the green outskirts of Leuven.