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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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This cathedral is located near the palace, the museum, and walking distance from the square. It is quite beautiful.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This cathedral is located near the palace, the museum, and walking distance from the square. It is quite beautiful.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You must stop here when visiting Brussels. This place is so amazing. It makes it hard to believe that the structures are real they are so perfectly built

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I was there in the frames of sunday service. I liked that even though it was ran in French, which I do not speak :-) the decoration and overall atmosphere is raw so it makes you feel like you were in old gothic church, which in fact this place is.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were drawn to the building by its wonderful exterior and sheer size. Once inside we were equally impressed a fantastic example rather like York Minster....stunning!

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is nicely located, on an elevated area close to the Grand Place. It is very impressive on the outside and the inside gave me the impression of being bigger than it actually is (and it is big!). Well worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were totally bowled over from the external architecture of the cathedral and were totally impressed by the interior. We were lucky to experience a collection of cribs inside from different countries as we visited during Christmas period. unfortunately, we couldn't attend a service, nevertheless we enjoyed our visit.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We entered to see the inside...the outside is stunning...beautiful vitrage you can not be amazed by. A christmas exhibition was exposed. It was very nice and inquisitive.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This cathedral looks stunning from the outside at night time as well as during the day a very grand building

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited first time to have a look around and went back for Sunday mass. The service was lovely, the organist excellent and soloist was fabulous. Definitely worth a visit and if you can go along to a service

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gothic cathedral is fine as a building, but the decor inside is horrid. A kistchy mixture of ancient and modern pieces. Not worth the visit.

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