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“More than expected”

Fine Arts Museum (Museum voor Schone Kunsten)
Ranked #10 of 175 things to do in Ghent
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Boston MA
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580 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
“More than expected”
Reviewed 9 May 2014

Nice collection. Many masters and lots of Flemish selections. Interesting museum set up of circular form - don't miss a room.

Visited May 2014
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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 201 helpful votes
“Flemish Art Delight”
Reviewed 10 March 2014

Great museum for a great city. The museum is specially strong in flemish art from the XVI and XVII centuries. You can see the museum in one morning or afternoon. They also have contemporaneous art but I found this part weak with few hightlights. The sculpture section in really good, with a controversial plaster copy of "The human passion" from Jef Lambeaux which will remind you the movie "The Devil's advocate". Definitively it is worth to spend sometime here and I recommend to purchase the audioguide which will guide you without overwhelming you with many details.

Visited March 2014
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Forest of Dean, United Kingdom
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“Nothing took my fancy”
Reviewed 22 February 2014 via mobile

Much of the art here is from the same period, I waked round with friends but wasn't moved by anything in particular.

Visited February 2014
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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107 reviews
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“Interesting museum with old paintings”
Reviewed 28 December 2013

Large rooms with lots of paintings and sculptures by Dutch, Flemish and French artists. Also interesting is the restauration of parts of 'the adoration of the mystic lamb' by Hubert and Jan van Eyck.

Visited December 2013
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Albania
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“The museum is located not far from the central Station”
Reviewed 27 November 2013

Put on the kind of island between roads near the park, it is a nice but not that big museum. Exhibits are arranged comfortably, and paintings are great. I would say that it is a must for the art lovers to visit the museum. The entrance in on the side looking to the park. (we lost time walking around the big building to find the entrance...)

Visited November 2013
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