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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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A beautiful example of Gothic Architecture.

Only a minutes walk from Brussels Central station, this cathedral is a fine example of Gothic architecture. The impressive facade overlooks the city, and the moment when you first... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 29, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Only a minutes walk from Brussels Central station, this cathedral is a fine example of Gothic architecture. The impressive facade overlooks the city, and the moment when you first emerge from the trees in the park at and look up to see the cathedral is a high point of any visit to Brussels. Once inside (entry is free) there is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

Impressive Cathedral very near the Grand Place and the Central Station. Definitely worth a visit if you are nearby.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This is a grand and beautiful Roman Catholic cathedral in the heart of Brussels.It is truly majestic both from the inside and outside.There is a grand staircase that leads up to its doors.The interiors have high vaulted ceilings,beautiful stained glass windows, an intricately carved pulpit and serene, stone carvings of Christian figures.The cathedral is of significant national importance to Belgium,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Maybe it is not among most famous attractions in Brussels, but it is worth a visit if you have the time and you have finished visiting the other main attractions.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Nice buildingwithy impressive statues inside, with famous stained glass windows. otherwise one of the manu churches in europe.Still worth visiting in brussels

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Genoa, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is a beautiful cathedral in the historical center of Brussels. The architecture is similar to Duomo in Milan.

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It is a stunning Catholic church with a vibrant history and beautiful architecture. I would definitely recommend stopping in. It seems like its far from the downtown tourist area, but a tip is that if you see the Häagen-Dazs, just follow that uphill and you can't fail but see the cathedral.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

So glad we visited this place, love the sacred sculptures inside. Amazing huge bamboo organ. Nice & clean. Well maintained.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Impressive building and very impressive statues inside, with beautiful stained glass windows. Well worth a visit, but otherwise a fairly standard European cathedral (how many do you have to see before it is enough?)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

Pleasant and externally very decorative cathedral with good quarterly chimes. Modern Grenzing 2000 organ sounds fine in the hands of an expert especially I thought in 21st century piece. Largest pipes though only 16' and some siblances...attractive casing and position make it something of an attraction providing you don't mind lifting your eyes towards heaven...

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