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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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real hidden treasure !

The Catedral has a classical exterior but the true treasure is the interior and the really gorgeous coloured, lead-inlayed glass windows in unusual, surprising colours

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well, it depends if you are into church architecture...I found this fairly underwhelming, with quite a lot of baroque touches stained glass.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Catedral has a classical exterior but the true treasure is the interior and the really gorgeous coloured, lead-inlayed glass windows in unusual, surprising colours

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I might be bias, I found this to be a very beautiful cathedral. It was raining during our visit and we didn't have a chance to go inside. However, if the inside matches to the outside I'm sure you will be impressed.

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Hong kong
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievably well done details! We couldn't visit the inside (closed). Will come back on Sunday. Definitely recommend a visit even if only the exterior is to see.

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Pittsburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The church is so bright and we visited it on Sunday and heard part of the mass. It was magnificent. The entrance is free and its only 10 min away from Grand Place.

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Thorold, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Do not expect lavish paintings and gold covering everything. There are some interesting features though.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We toured this on a Sunday. It is a working church that was interesting to visit during a sermon. The architecture is beautiful!

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Maribor, Slovenia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Cathedral is impressive. It stands on special position and has dinamic Gothic architecture with two towers. As architecture it is average in comparing with French cathedrals. Interior is more impressive with many colorful windows. Try to go inside.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This cathedral is magnificent, east to get to, bright on the inside! It is my favorite in all of Europe!!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is beautiful and ornate. It was extremely cold when we were there, so you'll need to stay bundled in the winter.

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