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St Michael s Church

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Address: Sint-Michielsplein | Open from 14.00 to 17.00 only, Ghent 9000, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 9 234 28 69

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One of the best churches of the city. Made from grey stone, it's made in the classical style of Flanders and even if not very unique still you will appreciate it a lot. Come and... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 October 2016
Davide G
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Palermo, Italy

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

One of the best churches of the city. Made from grey stone, it's made in the classical style of Flanders and even if not very unique still you will appreciate it a lot. Come and make a visit.

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UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 214 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

As other reviewers have mentioned, this church has a pretty, beautiful interior that is not as gloomy or gothic as the interior of the cathedral. Lovely stained glass windows and an inspiring construction. Well worth a visit. On Saturday there is a little market near the church too which is quite interesting.

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Thank Londoner016
Essex, United Kingdom
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623 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 166 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Really pretty. One of the best churches in this part of the world. Well worth a visit for an hour to walk about.

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Thank Ace28065
Bruges, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

Like most churches of the medieval era with a gothic design this place is beautiful. Great arches/ high ceilings, beautiful paintings and statues, etc. Free to walk inside and take it all in. Plus its located right along that main historic canal.

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Thank Sydney H
Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Construction started around 1440, so it is late gothic. Large windows provide clarity and a quite atmosphere. Several old masters' paintings of which one Van Dijk. I was impressed by the high vaults and the complex arches which span over two windows while crossing the nave. Free entry.

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Ghent, Belgium
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Nice inside not as interesting as the other chutes around the area. I believe that the photo is a old photo of the church as it has been renovated outside looks much nicer.

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Thank gentenaar2013
Bristol UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

Beautifully proportioned Church with a feeling of space and airyness. Nothing forbidding or "Gothic" unlike the Cathedral or St James'. Some remarkable stained glass.

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Thank ClarissaBristolUK
Europe
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

In the middle of the city - very old and wonderful church with lovely art, carvings and peaceful space. As with all the churches, there are restorations and these are essential. Well worth a visit.

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Thank Michael B
Ottawa
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

Walking over St Michael Bridge you will find St Michael Church. On the outside a typical Gothic church. The interior on the other hand is beautiful and has a lot to tell. And as a lot of things in Ghent is free.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Gorgeous interior and very rich history. Worth of every minute spent in this church. Make sure to add it to your list of interest points.

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