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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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One of the main churches in Brussels. Follows the history of monarchy in Brussels, the church itself is a beautiful must-see. Take a round to find out all the lovely details.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

One of the main churches in Brussels. Follows the history of monarchy in Brussels, the church itself is a beautiful must-see. Take a round to find out all the lovely details.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I liked the fact that they gave equal billing to the male and female patron saints. Beautiful stained glass windows, apparently done in Antwerp. Huge Gothic cathedral with marvellous organ. Slightly spoilt by a bad smell emanating from an unfortunate tramp who was in one of the pews.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful example of the gothic form. .One of my favorite cathedrals, with archaeological elements. The cathedral is celebrating a jubilee year, so this is an excellent time to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I did not enter but this cathedral awe-inspiring and dominates the skyline. It was lit in the night time and would make for a romantic walk.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The today's cathedral started to be build in 1226. It got finished by end of the 15th century, so was hard work. It is a Gothic master-piece, located not exactly in the middle of the town but quite near to the Grand Place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I saw the building from the out side exactly on sunset time. The light made all the building beeing even more amazing.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brussels st. Michael cathedral is very very nice and close to grand place. Architecture topical for Belgium style. Few good paintings. Very bad acces for the wheelchair and no sign. Access from the back of the cathedral

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you like cathedrals or even just buildings as art, then you need to visit this cathedral. The stonework is incredible and the stained glass breathtaking. We were lucky enough to arrive while the organ was playing so I recommend doing that.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful cathedral church, classic architecture but surprisingly beautiful colored glass windows ..; visit late afternoon for best golden effects :-)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In my view, one visit to a cathedral should suffice. This is a beautiful cathedral and ticks all the boxes. Beautiful in all aspects.

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