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Address: Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
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This church is so far the one with the most impressive architectural work I've seen. It is simply astonishing. Unfortunately there are some works in progress on the inside so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 16, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

I Love Catherdrals in any form and shape and religion. It is beautiful inside and so quiet. You can hear the soft calming church music when you go in. I liked also that it is permitted to take pictures. No restrictions like the other cathedral which is under rennovation. I love the paintings, the alter and whole feel of a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

Although 'in the shadow' of St Bavo's cathedral, this is another of the oldest buildings in Ghent and well worth a visit for the wonderful architecture, art and inspiration.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

This church is so far the one with the most impressive architectural work I've seen. It is simply astonishing. Unfortunately there are some works in progress on the inside so some parts are not accessible but still definitely worth a visit!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Certainly worth a drop by but we used St Nicholas more as a landmark for navigating rather than a destination.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

One of the best churches I have been to so far. The height of the roof can hurt your neck if you keep staring at the spectacular interiors. One of the most beautiful design and architecture. You have to go there to believe its charm and beguile. You can just sit on one of the chairs and just get charmed... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

Majestic! Majestic is a modest word. It takes my breath away, even the awe gives me a goosebump Better still Ghent is full or many 'work of Art' like this

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Apopka, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

If you do a walking tour then you probably will not miss it. For sure if you do a tour out of Brussels. I recommend a tour from Brussels because they are inexpensive. The church was quite large and the architecture and history was cool. I would recommend going inside if you are in Ghent.

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Keedysville, Maryland, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautiful gorgeous church. Well worth the visit, as it was not nearly as crowded as St Bavo's. Beautiful interior. The altar was very beautiful.

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Falls Church, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Do not miss walking around the main Altar. The back of this altar is awesome! Admire the ornate pulpit and the chapels.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

It's absolutely beautiful. I was surprised to find this better than the others I'd visited in Bruges and Brussels but it knocked spots off them all! The pulpit is amazing, the whole place is amazing! The crypt is in brilliant condition and displays a lot of interesting pieces and the original wall paintings from the first building that was there... More 

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