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Saint Nicholas Church

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Address: Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
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Simply Beautiful

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Arindam P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 174 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Thank Peter D
Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 447 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
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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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

A old church of great majesty. One of the most historical of the city. Huge and impossible to be ignored, it's definetely worth to see.

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Thank Davide G
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016 via mobile

It's huge, Cathedral size, and exudes the wealth that must have existed in Ghent in the 12th and 13th centuries. Stunning stained glass windows, elaborate pulpit and many interesting side altars. No entry charge and worth exploring.

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Thank Anthony K
Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 2016

Really nice church that looks more like a small cathedral. Surrounding areas are also awesome. There are many paints in a romboidal shape on the tall column. Totally recommended

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This church is located within a very beautiful square in Ghent.. The building itself is so nice .. the Architecture is historical and awesome..

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