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St Michael's Bridge

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Address: Damaststraat 87 9030 Gent, Ghent 9030, Belgium
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Great views of Ghent !

Probably the best spot to take photos of Ghent ! You can see the ''Three Towers '' , the Canal , the old houses and the people !

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Montreal, Canada
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Probably the best spot to take photos of Ghent ! You can see the ''Three Towers '' , the Canal , the old houses and the people !

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Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

From the bridge you can see a 360° panorama with all the great sights of the city. Graslei, Belfry, Cathedral, Counts castle. Just don't forget your camera...

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Avebury, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is a perfect spot to access the canal and to 'people watch' while enjoying one of the most well-known of Ghent's views. Situated by the still unfinished St Michael's church, this bridge affords some must see sights in this fabulous city

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 261 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bridge located next to the church should be an ideal spot to take nice photos on the nearby Cathedrals, particularly prior to the crowds invasion to this area. Try your luck when you visit there.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just a few meters from the Graslei and Korenlei we came onto the the St. Michael' s bridge with the adjacent church. The status of the Angel Kipling the Dragon is the symbol of the bridge.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bridge is great spot for taking photos either of the canals of the Cathedrals. Hate to say as its not very responsible but a good spot is to stand in the middle of the road on the bridge to photograph the Cathedrals. As another reviewer already said early morning is always a great time to photograph a city before the... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 404 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice bridge but not a lot else! From it there are some good photograph opportunities but the crowds of tourists make this difficult. I failed when I tried!

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Longmont, Colorado
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ghent has a more working class industrial feel that Bruges. A nice smaller old town...you can see it all in an hour or so. It's a one night kinda town. See the ww1 battlefields, spend the night in Ghent, then continue on. The cathedral, bridge, and castle are about it.

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Weymouth In England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nothing really special about this bridge except that you have nice views , also you can get boat trips from here , which give you a nice view of the properties from the canel

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Chicago, Illinois
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ghent is a very walkable town, and the bridge is a good location to get some great photos. Since there are may tourists walking around, if you want to minimize the number of heads in your photo I would suggest going out to the bridge early in the morning or in evening.

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