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. . . does not foretell the glory within... or even give a hint of it's strategic, possible most picturesque location, overlooking the St Michael’s Bridge. Sober late Gothic on the outside and rich Neo-Gothic on the inside.
Which came first, the church or the...More
Although building of the church started in 1440, it has suffered various setbacks, including partial destruction by the Calvinists in the 16th century, such that the tower on the west front appears somewhat dumpy, because it has never been finished.
Inside is a fine brick...More
St. Michael's Church by the side of Michael's Bridge was really impressive viewed both from external and internally. The Gothic-style and finishes were stunning and worth paying a visit there during your stay in Ghent.
St Michael's Church is a real Gothic beauty. We stumbled across it purely by chance as we were taking a stroll in the streets of the city during our short day visit. It certainly looks impressive and it is. The structure is quite imposing. The...More