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St. Michael's Bridge

Ghent, Belgium, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #3 of 114 Attractions in Ghent
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Walking Areas, Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Stone Cross
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39 reviews 39 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 NEW

Ghent is a hidden gem indeed. It was intended to be just a stopover on our return from the Netherlands to the Channel Tunnel. The bridge, town square, cathedral and numerous bars and cafe's are all within walking distance of this beautiful bridge. You can also take boat rides from the bridge.

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Guatemala City, Guatemala
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Great place to take pictures. Beautiful views of the river and the flemish houses aligned around it.

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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

If you stand on this bridge you can see the spires of the main historic buildings including the cathedral and the belfry. Would recommend taking a canal boat tour, very interesting and a different view of the city.

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Moree, New South Wales, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Its a nice bridge, good for a photo moment on the way to the castle or city centre. No different to the other bridges over channels in Europe.

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Panama City, Panama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

The place itself it very beautiful, old buildings along the channel but it's usally crowded and pedestrians have to mind the cars crossing the bridge.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

The view around St. Michael's bridge is fascinating. Boat ride around city of Ghent starts from this bridge and revisits you through the historic events that city has witnessed. Nice eating places nearby.

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Delray Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Great views of the canals and facades. Feels like you have stepped back in time. It is also a great meeting spot.

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Frillesas, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

Except that standing on the middle of the bridge offers a nice photo shot of the canal and town, didn't find this very exciting.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

We were lucky to have fabulous weather when we visited Gent for a three-day stay. The view from the bridge is stunning and for a moment we thought that we were in Venice, not Gent. Lots of pleasure boats on the water, happy faces, people in cafes.... The atmosphere around the bridge was vibrant and young, with lots of young... More

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We could see this bridge from our hotel and walked over it numerous times. It's another beautiful sight within Ghent!

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