Church of Saint-Christophe

  • Historic site and monument
  • Heritage buildings
  • Religious building
Rue Saint Christophe 4287 Lincent

The astonishing church of St Christopher in Racour, a village on the Hesbaye plateau not far from Landen, is noticeable for its imposing square tower (33m) which had evidently been built for defence. It dates from the 14th century and has three levels. It is possible to climb the spiral staircase in the tower, which still has its observation posts and loop–holes.

In the porch is a giant statue 14th century of Saint Christopher, 2m 95 tall. It is the oldest wooden statue in Europe of Saint...

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Church of Saint-Christophe
Rue Saint Christophe 4287 Lincent
Spoken languages
  • French
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