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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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Not to be missed. One of several Notre Dames in France. This one is supposedly the largest but it is beautiful anyway. Lots of 12th and 15th century features.

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Gatineau, Canada
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Not to be missed. One of several Notre Dames in France. This one is supposedly the largest but it is beautiful anyway. Lots of 12th and 15th century features.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Very solemn inside and there are so many different carvings inside. The cathedral is Beautiful inside and outside. Clean.

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Wooden pulpit has beautiful awesome sculptures. Great stain glass windows. A warm accepting place. Opens at 7:30. Two blocks from the comic museum.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Huge huge structure & pretty interiors, easy access & the calmness inside makes it one of the must visit places in Brussels. The glass windows are painted beautifully, I loved the Organ, very calm and a good place to pray as well. Rest, the photos will tell you.

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Ploiesti, Romania
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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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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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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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Reviewed 2 weeks 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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