St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule), Brussels

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Dedicated to the patron saints of Brussels, St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) cuts an imposing figure in the historic city center. It is co-cathedral of the Archdiocese of Mechelen-Brussels, along with St. Rumbold's Cathedral in Mechelen. The cathedral's two terraced spires reach 64 m (210 ft) tall and were designed by Jan van Ruysbroeck, the same architect responsible for the tower of the city's town hall. Inside, visit the mausoleums of the dukes of Brabant and Archduke Ernest of Austria. Admire the way the sunlight hits the cathedral's stained-glass windows. The cathedral contains a massive organ with 4,300 pipes. To visit St. Michael and St. Gudula Cathedral (Cathedrale St-Michel et Ste-Gudule) on your holiday in Brussels, and find out what else Brussels has to offer, use our Brussels holiday planner .
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  • A façade that recalls Notre Dame de Paris A beautiful building outside and interior dark and soothing.
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  • Place of the visit: Cathedral of San Miguel y Santa Gúdula Date of the visit: August 22, 2019 You can not leave the city without visiting this majestic cathedral, with its immense columns and its beautiful stained glass windows. Admission is free so there is no excuse not to visit it.
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  • Beautiful architecture of this church will steal your heart. It's very attractive that you can see it from very far. Picturesque beauty will sooth your eyes. Nice location of this church. Must visit if you are in Belgium Brussels. Don't miss...
  • Beautiful place with awesome acoustics. I was blessed to be able to see the cathedral during service and the choir sounded amazing. It always takes my breath away when I see these very old cathedrals and the work that went into building them along with the care and maintenance required to keep them that way
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