This cathedral contains unbelievable valuable flemish art. Don't miss "The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb" by the van Eyck Brothers.
This is really the most important piece of art in Ghent, a town which is itself a living artwork. The cathedral is fine, but there are other cathedrals. The altarpiece was completed between 1430 and 1432. It is easy to access, in an exhibition room to the left of the main entrance, for a small fee. Allow at least an... More
The outside is covered in scaffolding, but the inside is amazing!!! Sites in Brugges and Brussels trump everything in Ghent, but it is worth a stop just to visit this cathedral!
Seeing this in person was amazing. Very good audiotape presentation. Portions of the piece are under restoration in the museum across town and can be seen there. If you are in Gent you should not miss this!
It is free to enter the cathedral and it houses some amazing works of art. The 'must see' Flemish work of art by the Van Eyck brothers is located in a separate area and there is an entry fee to view 'The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb'. Included with the fee is an audio guide which is very well done!... More
The church is very impressive, but the Ghent Altarpiece, or The adoration of the Mystic Lamb (Aanbidding van het Lam Gods) by the brothers van Eyck is not to be missed. It is one of the most beautiful artworks I'ver ever seen. The audio-tour is very imformative and takes you around all the different panels and points out some interesting... More
This is a lovely church. Beautiful windows and architecture and the most famous altar piece panels in the world - the adoration of the mystic lamb. It is utterly devine and I felt privileged to be so close to such an incredibly beautiful work of art. There is a fee to see the panels. We also went to the fine... More
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