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Sint-Michielsplein | Open from 14.00 to 17.00 only, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Dimitris L
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This church should not be missed by the explorers of Gent. It is well preserved and helps in the understanding of the history of this historic town as well as giving a place for reflection and tranquility.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Akumuk
Reviewed 29 September 2018

Ghent has many churches as well as the cathedral. It depends how much time you have but you can safely put this one further down the list. It is lovely inside but nothing spectacular.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen R
Reviewed 18 September 2018

The exterior is pretty impressive too but there is lots to see inside. We loved the peace and tranquillity and we always head for the large churches on our travels.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nicked2016
Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Next to St Michael’s Bridge is this Church. It is an impressive structure and the first thing that you notice is that it has no spire. This feature was not destroyed rather it was never built. Like other medieval buildings in Ghent, this is a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank TWal1
Reviewed 20 August 2018

We were surprised to find it open. The pulpit was amazing and lit up. There was taped organ music which added to the sphere. Impressive old church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Moonbeam666
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We found St Michael's very ordinary on the outside. The inside is very pretty with a lot of black and white marble. Worth a look!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Another must see while visiting Ghent. Its a huge church with interesting sculptures.and is right in the center square near the Opera house. Its walking distance from the City Hall and there are shops and restaurants nearby. You can even take a horse drawn carriage...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank graces713
Reviewed 4 July 2018

It is a church like every other church in Belgium - nothing great or spectacular about it. Dont expect much and you wont be disappointed.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Beautiful church situated along the canal. Great interior and architecture. Superb paintings inside the church.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Manish M
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