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St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule)

Parvis Sainte-Gudule | Treurenberg Hill, Brussels 1000, Belgium
+32 2 217 83 45
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Parvis Sainte-Gudule | Treurenberg Hill, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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"the stained glass windows"
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"notre dame in paris"
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"gothic architecture"
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"beautiful building"
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Interesting smaller cathedral, but still beautiful. The "piece de resistance" is the carved pulpit, dating back to 1699. Quite uniques and worth a visit on it's own.

Thank BuntzB
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is beautiful. The stain glass Windows are a sight to behold. You have to be quiet especially when there is a service but everyone is respectful. No charge to get in simply a beautiful serene place to visit.

Thank Su M
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of the most beautiful cathedrals I’ve visited in Europe. Built in the 9th century and not completed until 15th century. Stained glass in there is absolutely stunning.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

St. Macheal’s, a Gothic style Cathedral in the colonial part of Brussels should be on any visitor’s “must visit” list. Construction began in 1326, and today’s cathedral is a mix of early and late Gothic style with some side chapels more reflective of Renaissance and...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This cathedral is very big, very historical and very beautiful. It was started in 9th Century and completed in 15th century. But it is still stunning. The works on the wall, the statues and the stained glass windows are awesome. The ambiance inside is also...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is one of the most beautiful cathedrals you will find anywhere. It is very similar to Notre Dame in Paris, but seems cleaner, better maintained, and with much smaller crowds. Definitely worth a 30 to 45 minute visit if you are in Brussels.

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Some people say that when something changed so much that it is almost not it anymore. Out guide said this about the Saint Michel and Saint Gudula Cathedral in other words, it is not gothic architecture. Nevertheless it it very beautiful.

Thank g-cardozo
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A nice stop in the city centre. The church has history back to the 9th century. The stained glass is amazing.

Thank Travel11223344
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside a beauty already, but on the inside lies the real treasure. Painted glass, the wonderful organ with the outward facing pipes and the truely magnificent preaching stand. An absolute must-see!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a beautiful cathedral and it's is free for everyone to walk in and have a look around. It's more beautiful from the inside than the outside

Thank Kamilla F
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Gilto A
28 May 2017|
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Sunday 1000 Mass is in English. 1130 and 1230 are in French. Daily Masses @ 0745 are in Dutch and French, depending on the day. Best source to confirm is a free app called Mass Times.
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Pinky S
10 April 2017|
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Sunday 1000 Mass is in English. 1130 and 1230 are in French. Daily Masses @ 0745 are in Dutch and French, depending on the day. Best source to confirm is a free app called Mass Times. I use it successfully everywhere.
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Rugby1369
16 March 2016|
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Yes. 1000 Mass is in English. 1130 and 1230 are in French. Daily Masses @ 0745 are in Dutch and French, depending on the day. Best source to confirm is a free app called Mass Times.
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