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Saint Nicholas Church

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Address: Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
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+32 9 234 28 69
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I went to this place with a friend of mine and it was glorious. we went rather on a sunny day after the city tour. Once you are on top of the tower, its a gorgeous view, and the... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Muzamil P
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Bangalore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this place with a friend of mine and it was glorious. we went rather on a sunny day after the city tour. Once you are on top of the tower, its a gorgeous view, and the church has a lot of history. It was indeed a great experience.

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zomergem
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A fantastic building in old Flemish Schelt Gothic style a definitely must see. The tower is in the middle of the cross of the church wicht is really exeptional.

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Thank PietDS
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good place for meditation. When I got there, the pipe organ was being played and for me it's quite terrifying so I didn't stay too long inside.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The church was being renovated when we were there, so only a portion of the inside could be seen. It was worth it anyway, it's a very beautiful church. The exterior is stunning too, specially the nave.

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Thank Andre A
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 8, 2017

A beautiful serene and a quaint place with great architecture involved.. It was undergoing some renovation when we went. nevertheless was a delight to see the architecture

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Thank Arindam P
Antwerp, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 3, 2017

Part of the medieval skyline of Ghent with the Belfry and Saint Bavo's Cathedral. Very intelligent renovation. More information can be obtained inside the church from the pc screen on the left of the entrance.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2017

The Saint Nicholas Church is right next to the tram stop. Interestingly enough there are some gorgeous medieval homes right on the other side of this street. While I was right next to this church, I decided to visit it. Inside the church the ceiling is quite high! The altar is attractive, thanks to a gorgeous painting behind it. People... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016 via mobile

One of a trio of beautiful old buildings that are clustered close together, including the Belfry and St Bavo's, this perhaps has the most beautiful exterior (best seen from the neighbouring Belfry). It's lovely inside too, and the onetime wealth of Ghent is obvious in the fine decoration. An exquisite wooden pulpit is a highlight. There's a large lawn at... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2016

At the time of visit there were extensive renovation (?) works inside the building, thus I enjoyed it only from outside. Great gothic architecture well worth to have a look from different directions.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

How did they build this - all out of brick. Took us a while to find the way in dodging the trams but once inside it was a haven of peace and the view upwards was literally divine. Well worth stopping by.

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