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.
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  • magnificent building , without being one of the largest in Europe , it is very beautiful inside , and you can visit 
    magnificent building , without being one of the largest in Europe , it is very beautiful inside , and you can visit  more »
  • I was deeply impressed by the free guided tour of St. Michael and St.Gudula Cathedral in Brussels (available also in English). Extremely knowledgeable guide who could entice you in the stories of... 
    I was deeply impressed by the free guided tour of St. Michael and St.Gudula Cathedral in Brussels (available also in English). Extremely knowledgeable guide who could entice you in the stories of...  more »
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  • Beautiful church, you must stop here if you visit Brussels. Free entry, you can walk around inside and check out the beautiful statues, paintings and windows. There's also nice ambient music playing all the time.
  • I loved being here, i walked into the cathedral exactly during the consecration, it was for me a blessing (I'm Catholic of course). Although I've been in more beautiful cathedrals, this one has a special place in my heart.

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