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Saint Nicholas Church

Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
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Ranked #16 of 114 Attractions in Ghent
Type: Historic Sites, Religious Sites
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Canterbury, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 NEW

Nice old gothic church. Peaceful. Half under restoration inside, so less to see than normal in a place this size. Not open until 1400 on Mondays. No entry fee.

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145 attraction reviews
349 helpful votes 349 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

This impressive cathedral is home to one of the "three towers" of Ghent. The interior is airy and peaceful.

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Aussie
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301 reviews 301 reviews
98 attraction reviews
174 helpful votes 174 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

A beautiful historic town with an historic church a the centre of Ghent life in the early days. It looks grandly over the town centre that was built around it and people flock to this church to this day to give thanks for our freedom.

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Gent
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

[Dear, First of all this odd message. It's strange that your e-mail invitation doesn't allow a reply, so no contact possible. This is the only possibility! see my remark: I like to comment the St. Nicolaschurch in Gent. It seems that this monument does not exist on your list “No results matched your search term”, but why should this be... More

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Israel
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52 reviews 52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

but was closed at 19:00 and I could not walk in. My recommendation: in the summer please have longer visiting hours. Maybe next time

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Antofagasta, Antofagasta, Chile
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28 reviews 28 reviews
15 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

Every other weekend there is a nice, not too large though, arts and antique market in part of this church that they are still renovating. If going on Sunday morning, you cannot enter the renovated part of the church.

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Brussels, Belgium
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47 reviews 47 reviews
36 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

This church was a treat. Very quiet and peaceful and not too many people around We walked around and enjoyed the spiritual ambience and then sat for a bit. Beautiful interiors and the stained glass windows were spectacular.. Catching the sunlight perfectly. We recommend this church to everyone to spend a quiet, peaceful moment.

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Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
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28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This church is right in the centre of town, and whilst not the largest is attractive. There were no major artifacts so far as I'm aware, but is a fine building.

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Wiesbaden, Germany
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11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

The front part of the church had a flea market with some nice antiques and collectibles. We found some treasure and then ventured back out and around into another entrance which lead to the Cathedral. The little lady working in the office sold us some post cards and was so very sweet to the children. She spoke English and seemed... More

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Gaeta, Italy
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77 reviews 77 reviews
19 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This church is free to visit. It has very plain glass windows with only 2 stained glass inside the normal windows. The church has also been divided one half is used for a flee market. Its worth a walk through.

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