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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
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The Cathedral is AWESOME! I was speachless....really beautiful with a great history. I was also lucky because the Cathedral was open and I spent more than half an hour in it! It's... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Ploiesti, Romania
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Cathedral is AWESOME! I was speachless....really beautiful with a great history. I was also lucky because the Cathedral was open and I spent more than half an hour in it! It's hard to say in few words what I felt.....anyway, definetly recommend to all those are visiting this beautiful city.

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula is nothing short of mystical... The structure is breathtaking and grand, delicately ornate while made in carved stone. Come for the architecture, beautiful stain glass and magnificent treasures inside. But try to step back from the picture taking and soak in God's Spirit that fills this sacred place...

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Prague, Czech Republic
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This cathedral is really beautiful, however it is a pity you can't get inside. Also the cars around are a bit disturbing. Overall, it takes just a few minutes to enjoy the beauty of the cathedral (and check the checkbox of this must-see-place) and then you'll probably go to another place.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to see the inside of this cathedral having learned a bit about it on the Viva free walking tour. It is very beautiful inside. The stained glass windows are amazing with each telling a different story. They are absolutely huge. The wooden hand carved lectern at one side is so ornate. Not my preference but impressive all the... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to see. Unfortunately the cathedral was not open but the surrounds are beautiful. Definitely worth a visit. Parking was no problem and there are plenty of parking areas around.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The cathedral is a magnificent structure with typical Christian monuments embedded across it. However when one goes inside the view becomes breathtaking when seeing the stained glass windows. The details, color, visual appeal is sublime, peaceful and thought provoking. If one is a history buff there is enough to keep one engaged with the story illustrated in each of the... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing church that resumes a big part of the towns history. A total most-see church in the city. Visit to the basement is very nice.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 1 week ago

It is located 10min away from the Gran Place. Very nice building outside and inside, I am personally impressed with the architecture of the catedrals in Belgium.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The stained glass windows are absolutely magnificent. Can spend a good amount of time taking each window in individually.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were introduced to the Cathedral and it's history while on a Sandeman's Free Walking Tour with Adrian, and stopped back to tour the inside per his suggestion. It is well worth the walk as there is no entrance fee. The inside view of the beautiful old stained glass windows on a rare for Brussels sunny day was certainly quite... More 

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