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“Simple but Wonderful - don't miss it”

St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule)
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Matosinhos, Portugal
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“Simple but Wonderful - don't miss it”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

I'm not very fond of religious monuments but I have to say I was impressed with this cathedral.
The headroom is enormous! It's inside is very simple but very beautiful! There are sculptures of the apostles in a white material, and only once detail (a book or something like that), different in each one, is golden.
And if your lucky, maybe you'll see newlyweds coming out!

Visited October 2012
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Radford, Virginia
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“Loved it so much - got married there in 1976!”
Reviewed October 5, 2012 via mobile

Of all the many cathedrals that my wife and I have visited this one is dear to my heart. It is lovely inside and out especially since they cleaned the facade. There is a sense of solemness yet also a sense of awe as you see the workmanship that has gone into a house of worship like this! You can feel the devotion and love that people have felt and still do to a God who is so alive in their hearts. I come to Brussels every year and this is one of my favourite stops in Brussels!

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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“Don't Miss This one”
Reviewed September 30, 2012

This gothic jewel is a must see if you are in Brussels. Interesting history and if you take the time to go in the lower part you can see the original footings (they ask for a 1€ donation to go in the lower part).

Visited September 2012
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Birkenhead, United Kingdom
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“Makes Notre Dame look like a parish church”
Reviewed September 28, 2012

Beatutiful stained glass, stone carvings, impressive tombs. Nice memorial to 1st World War fallen. The twelve main columns in the nave have immense statues of the apostles. The wood carving is especially fine. Check out the pulpit.

Visited September 2012
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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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“No atmosphere”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

I like churches with atmosphere and I didn't find any here Interesting to go round though with some old paintings

Visited August 2012
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