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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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The St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is most appealing in Brussels.

The St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is most appealing in Brussels. Even if you are not a religious person, this is a beautiful place to visit. The craftsmanship of the... read more

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is most appealing in Brussels. Even if you are not a religious person, this is a beautiful place to visit. The craftsmanship of the sculptures and the stained glass windows are very nice. Royal weddings and funerals are conducted here, they have some photos in the lobby area. Unfortunately there is no historical... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

It's one of the most grand churches we've been to. The architecture and design, though it's quite similar to that of many churches in Europe but the furniture and details of some of the pieces are simply amazing! It's definitely a must see. It's located near Grand Central Station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

One of the most beautiful cathedrals that I had the pleasure of visit. Every corner and wall if full of details to enjoy and observe.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Located near the city center ( 10-15 minutes walk from the grand place), the St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral is appealing both form the inside and on the outside. I found the architecture of it outside the most appealing in Brussels.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This cathedral has a very impressive exterior and some beautiful intricate stain glass windows. The rest of the cathedral appears very understate with a modest alter at its centerpiece. But we'll worth a visit for the stain glass windows.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A majestic, imposing building on a hill overlooking Brussels centre. The inside is beautiful and you just have to admire the work gone into the stained glass windows, the wooden pulpit and ornamental plasterwork not to mention the marble statues. Fabulous !

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Like most European cathedrals... beautiful! Sadly a lot of construction (when I was there May 16') and traffic around so takes away from it but nonetheless a must see if you have the time. Great architecture. You'll see a lot of the locals sitting on the stairs of the church eating sandwiches. We joined in too. Great experience!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The history of this cathedral goes back to 9th century, Very well maintained. The architecture and glass paintings are worth a visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You must come and take a look at this church! The facade of the church is quite splendid but the interior is possibly more so. I went in late November and there were all these different cultural depictions of the Christmas nativities lining the church's wall. The setting sun cast a really brilliant glow on the stained glass windows that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An elevated view above Brugge and a wonderful piece of historical architecture. A true mix of the gothic interiors with the wealth of the church.

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