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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  • Nice gothic cathedral.. the bells sound really nice ringing out the hour..decorated for Xmas was a plus. I just enjoyed the cathedral based on its architectural value.  more »
  • I visited it during Christmas and there were inside like a gallery from different parts of the world that represent Christianity. The internal decor is breathtaking and so peaceful. It is great from.....  more »
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  • beautiful scene from outside and inside, witnessing of great Europe from the past to the present. a Gothic architecture in a holy place with stained glass windows. very beautiful. you should come and enjoy the treasure. take a time to meditate or pray there
  • Very beautiful cathedral, a must do in Brussels. Sometimes the cathedral organizes free tours around it. I recommend to take this tour, because in this case you can understand the meaning behind paintings and statutes. Indeed, the history of Brussels is written in them.
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