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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
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Beautiful area

Spent quite a bit of time looking & taking pictures of the cathedral. Beautiful gold trim on all the buildings. A definite visit if you are in the area.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Spent quite a bit of time looking & taking pictures of the cathedral. Beautiful gold trim on all the buildings. A definite visit if you are in the area.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth visiting for the decor, artwork and history (don't miss the paper leaflets as you go in behind the seats). The stained glass and various shrines are very impressive. The main oddity for me was the different 'suggested contribution' amounts where you can light candles, some saints seem to attract higher prices but hey ho.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This Cathedral has a perfect interior and a lot of interesting things inside. From the entrance door opens a good view of the another part of Brussels.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I am not a religious person, but my mother is, that is the main reason we visit the Cathedral, it is a very impressive building, stop there if you have the time, specially if you like gothic art and if you are catholic.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cathedral is located near the palace, the museum, and walking distance from the square. It is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

You must stop here when visiting Brussels. This place is so amazing. It makes it hard to believe that the structures are real they are so perfectly built

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there in the frames of sunday service. I liked that even though it was ran in French, which I do not speak :-) the decoration and overall atmosphere is raw so it makes you feel like you were in old gothic church, which in fact this place is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were drawn to the building by its wonderful exterior and sheer size. Once inside we were equally impressed a fantastic example rather like York Minster....stunning!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is nicely located, on an elevated area close to the Grand Place. It is very impressive on the outside and the inside gave me the impression of being bigger than it actually is (and it is big!). Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were totally bowled over from the external architecture of the cathedral and were totally impressed by the interior. We were lucky to experience a collection of cribs inside from different countries as we visited during Christmas period. unfortunately, we couldn't attend a service, nevertheless we enjoyed our visit.

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