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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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St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral

Beautiful cathedral and well worth visiting. Location provides a great view over the city of Brussels.

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cathedral and well worth visiting. Location provides a great view over the city of Brussels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

Me and my friend come here on the Easther Sunday morning, because there is a service inside, we cant go inside. But still the cathedral is beautiful from outside. Wish i have another chance to visit Brussels.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

This is an amazing cathedral right in Brussels. Every bit as elegant as Notre Dame in Paris. The windows are amazing and the organ is one of the largest I have ever seen. It is a free historical building to visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Definetely, one of the most beautiful cathedrals in Europe. A inspiring and contemplative place. Very near from Grand Place, totally worth the visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Some very old and very valuable artifacts in a separate space where you need to pay 1 E a person to enter. The rest of the church was free. Grates in the floor were open for viewing the Roman ruins below the floor. Mass was taking place when we visited in a separate side chapel. St. Michael's sculpture at the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

We were lucky enough to arrive just as a service was beginning, and although we were just tourists and all tourists had to remain silent and at the back, we sat and listened to the organist and then the choir. It was simply wonderful and gave a perfect atmosphere to take in the space and magnificence of the cathedral. Well... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

I try to never miss a cathedral as I find them all fascinating when we know how they were built and the time frame it took. We spent quite a bit of time inside this mighty cathedral, with its fascinating pulpit- take a minute to see the sculpture, death reaching for Adam and Eve as they are expulsed from Eden.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Love churches, and visit at least one in every town I visit. This one is absolutely beautiful! There are so many details to look at, so you can easily spend an hour there, but of course you can also just spend 15 minutes to see the main thing in there. And it is free to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

This is definitely one of the nicest churches we saw in Belgium. The size alone is pretty impressive. Inside clean and well taken care of. Lovely wood work and stained glass windows. Free and worth a visit if you have some free time in Brussels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

Very impressive and beautiful structure! If you love architecture this place is for you! The details in the building are amazing.

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