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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 83 45
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Splendid cathedral

I really enjoy visiting this religious building! Its outside wall is purely white like snow, the unique Belgian architecture style is outstandingly demonstrated. The inside decor... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I really enjoy visiting this religious building! Its outside wall is purely white like snow, the unique Belgian architecture style is outstandingly demonstrated. The inside decor is also great!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an absolute must-see in Brussels. The stained glass windows are large and beautiful. The church is well taken care of and the Organ is a spectacular sight. Take the time to visit if you can.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful church in busy surroundings, really worth a visit and to light a candle for a loved one. We sat and took in the atmosphere and enjoyed a few moments peace from the outside world.

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not as ornate or architecturally memorable as some European cathedrals, such as Chartres for instance, but non the less a very fine building, and well worth a visit. Built generally in the Gothic style, the outside of the cathedral offers a few more Flemish touches by way of turrets and the like, that have been added at later dates, but... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A very beautiful architectural masterpiece, just a few minutes walk from the Grand Place so not to be missed!

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Javea, Spain
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

You can't help but stumble upon here and it's worth it. It's so stunning that you have to grab some photos.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am not a religious person but do like to visit cathedrals.. this is one of the best. It's enormous, from the entrance steps to the massive doors and the cavernous roof. Loads of statues inside and the stained glass windows are a work of art. Loads of little nooks and crannies to look into. In the middle is a... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a wonderful piece of architecture. The cathedral is really beautiful and very well kept. If you visit grand place take some time to pass by and see this cathedral that is really worth it!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral was beautiful. It was a lot larger inside than it looked on the outside, which was a pleasant surprise. Another bonus, it was free!

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a lovely central church, rather well known from visits for festivities of the royal family (the more pompous celebrations being held in the austere and enormous Koekelberg Basilica). Neraby you will see some modedrn buildings of the Flemish government, supposedly 'mirroring' the church silhouette (I am not really impressed though). But why this double name? This is what... More 

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