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St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule)

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Address: Parvis Sainte-Gudule | Treurenberg Hill, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Phone Number: 32 2 217 8345
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Was disappointed. Nothing awesome about this Cathedral. No stained glass windows as you would have expected

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 24, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This cathedral looks like Paris Notre Dame from one angle. It is nice to visit, but I would not go the extra mile to do it. If it is in your way then fine. I guess Europe has many better cathedrals.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

Was disappointed. Nothing awesome about this Cathedral. No stained glass windows as you would have expected

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Boise, Idaho
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

My husband and I were looking forward to seeing this beautiful cathedral and attending a mass. The cathedral, although a bit in need of some TLC, was beautiful. Unfortunately, there was a collection of some artitist's work strewn in banners throughout, which only distracted from the true beauty of the cathedral itself. The biggest disappointment was trying to see the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

Looked really cool from the outside. It was on the way to the central bus/train station. Don't really care much for this type of stuff. Photos at HikeExplorePhotograph and @hike_explore_photograph

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Chisinau, Moldova
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015 NEW

A beautiful church! Gorgeous altars and statuary. It was nice to sit and take in the awesomeness of the church.

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New York, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I'm a stickler for old Churches, as well as massive churches. The architecture fascinates me. St. Michael Cathedral was all that and then some. Very beautiful, with many interesting facts and tidbits inside.

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Chiang Mai, Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Just a few minutes walk from Grand Place, this Cathedral looks so new, it is well preserved inside and outside, it is a must to visit when in Brussels

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Very beautiful cathedral, is worth your time to visit. Right in the center of Brussels, easy access.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

Amazing church to visit in Brussels and explore. Find a few moments to explore what this free building has on offer, well worth a look!

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The Villages, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 via mobile

Close to the palace many of the current royalty was married there. Stained glass was remarkable and view over the city fabulous.

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