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Cathédrale of St. Michael and St. Gudula Tips (78)

Inside St Michel's

St Michel is almost more impressive from the inside, where as the outside although imposing in size is a simple Romanesque façade. Inside is much more decorative with large vaulted ceiling and...
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Jim_Eliason
Aug 20, 2016

St Michel

This is the largest of Brussel's Cathedrals. A church has been on this site since the 9th century with the current building having been started in 1047 with the last major additions in 1519 by Duke...
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Jim_Eliason
Aug 20, 2016

The cathedral

Covering 12 centuries of history, this large cathedral was finished in 1047, but it was renovated in the 13Th century. The actual facade comes from the 15th century. The most interesting details are...
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solopes
May 10, 2016

Main Cathedral of Belgium

The Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula is the Main Roman Catholic Church of Belgium and is the seat of the Archbishop of Brusels and where many of the Royal and State Ceremonies as done. the...
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machomikemd
Sep 07, 2015

Sainte Gudule.

In Brussels we use to call the Cathédrale St-Michel by the name of Sainte Gudule whose statue stands above an entry. During the 50 years I lived in Brussel, I always saw the cathedral with dirty dark...
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breughel
Feb 22, 2015

Cathedral of St. Michael and St. Gudula

This is Belgium's answer to Westminster Abbey. Even though it wasn't even granted cathedral status until the 1960s, it has, because of its status as the most important Catholic church in the country,...
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antistar
Aug 11, 2014

St Gudule and Michael's Cathedral.

The building of the St Gudule and Michael's Cathedral started in 1226, whereas the facade dates from the 15th century.
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Askla
Dec 09, 2012

Cathédrale Sts Michel et Gudule

Although only granted cathedral status in 1962, Sts Michel et Gudule is the national church of Belgium. It is an excellent example of Brabant Gothic architecture. Work beagn on the cathedral in 1225...
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zadunajska8
Aug 19, 2012

Cathedral

It is located on the border between the upper and the lower zone of Brussels, at the top of the hill Treurenberg. Due to its location in the capital in recent years has been used as a venue for...
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lina112
Jul 26, 2012

The Cathedral on The Hill, Part II

“A truth that disheartens because it is true is of more value than the most stimulating of falsehoods.”— Maurice Maeterlinck (1862-1949, Belgian Nobel Prize winner for Literature, 1911)The beauty of...
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von.otter
Apr 18, 2012

The Cathedral on The Hill, Part I

“Few cities have a cathedral in so impressive a position as St. Gudule — on a steep hill-top, with a long flight of steps at the base of its towers.”— from “Transatlantic Sketches” 1875 by Henry...
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von.otter
Apr 17, 2012

Stepping inside the Great Cathedral

Stepping inside the Cathedral Of Saint Michael and Saint Gudula you cannot help being impressed with the long time line it showcases before your eyes. The nave of the church is lined with twelve...
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Apr 04, 2011
 
 
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Things to Do Near Cathédrale of St. Michael and St. Gudula

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Museum of the National Bank of Belgium

As with many other national Banks, there is a museum available to visit, which strives to offer an over view of the national bank and money generally. In all fairness it is quite dull (as are many of...
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Royal Square - Place Royale

Place Royale Also named Place de Lorraine (formerly, before the French Revolution of 1789) a statue of Charles of Lorraine throne to the same place or even stands the statue of Godfrey of Bouillon...
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Jeanneke-Pis

I was born in Brussels from parents born in Brussels, lived 50 years in Brussels, speak the Brussels dialect and discovered Jeanneke Pis (not Jeanneken; she is a girl) here on this tourist...
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Parc du Cinquantenaire - Parc Jubel

If you ask your way in Brussels to the "Jubelpark" you might not immediately receive a response because this is the Flemish/Dutch name of a park usually called Parc du Cinquantenaire. The park itself...
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Rue des Bouchers

This will be my Things to Do Tip of the famous Restaurant Row, three blocks away from the Center of the Grand Place. If you want to savor Authentic Old Belgian Cuisine in the Historic Old Center of...
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Parc Léopold

Parc Leopold Located close to the ultra modern European district, the Leopold Park is an oasis of green in the heart of Etterbeek. Little suggests that this place have a prestigious...
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Getting to Cathédrale of St. Michael and St. Gudula

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Place Sainte-Gudule, 1000 Ville de Bruxelles

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