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Saint Nicholas Church

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Address: Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
Phone Number: +32 9 234 28 69
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A beautiful gothic church

At the time of visit there were extensive renovation (?) works inside the building, thus I enjoyed it only from outside. Great gothic architecture well worth to have a look from... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Budapest, Hungary
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

One of a trio of beautiful old buildings that are clustered close together, including the Belfry and St Bavo's, this perhaps has the most beautiful exterior (best seen from the neighbouring Belfry). It's lovely inside too, and the onetime wealth of Ghent is obvious in the fine decoration. An exquisite wooden pulpit is a highlight. There's a large lawn at... More 

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Budapest, Hungary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

At the time of visit there were extensive renovation (?) works inside the building, thus I enjoyed it only from outside. Great gothic architecture well worth to have a look from different directions.

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Witney, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2016

How did they build this - all out of brick. Took us a while to find the way in dodging the trams but once inside it was a haven of peace and the view upwards was literally divine. Well worth stopping by.

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Palermo, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

A old church of great majesty. One of the most historical of the city. Huge and impossible to be ignored, it's definetely worth to see.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It's huge, Cathedral size, and exudes the wealth that must have existed in Ghent in the 12th and 13th centuries. Stunning stained glass windows, elaborate pulpit and many interesting side altars. No entry charge and worth exploring.

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Thank Anthony K
Ghent, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Really nice church that looks more like a small cathedral. Surrounding areas are also awesome. There are many paints in a romboidal shape on the tall column. Totally recommended

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

This church is located within a very beautiful square in Ghent.. The building itself is so nice .. the Architecture is historical and awesome..

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Lockerbie, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 October 2016

I am far from religious, but I do enjoy popping into any church or cathedral I find upon my trips away. This property was absolutely no let down and is of the 'took my breath away ' variety. The scale is immense. The decor is stunning. And yes, even to a non-believer such a s myself, there is a sense... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

This church from inside gives you the best vaulting with fresco fragments, and were my favorite part of the church experience. Majestic long heighten walls, doors , amazing interior wood work. It is one of the oldest churches of Belgium and houses the most important romantic organs of Belgium.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

Amazing to see from the outside. Really like something from a barman movie. Would go here if you are visiting.

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