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Saint Nicholas Church

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“gothic style”(14 reviews)
“main altar”(5 reviews)
“wooden pulpit”(3 reviews)
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Cataloniestraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting to photograph due to it's impressive size and different vantage points. Walk around it and check out the views.

Thank nowpacking
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Nicholas Church is a typical gothic church that has undergone recent renovations. While massive in size there is little that makes it stand out.

Thank Greg B
Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the iconic sites within the centre of Ghent. It has a spire/tower which is a major feature of the city scape.

Thank wwwt56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Church surpasses many Cathedrals in its size and splendour. The altar is one of the most magnificent that I have ever seen both from the front and rear. The art exhibition was a bonus.

Thank Iguana56
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Beautiful Gothic church right in the centre of Ghent. Much of it recently restored. The rear part is used for exhibitions & has a different entrance - which explains why some reviewers thought it no longer a church. But it is most definitely a church...More

Thank david n
Reviewed 20 August 2018

This church is being retored. It is impressive to see. The altaar area and the old wooden pulpit. The rear part is used for exhibitions and not sure whether it is in the process of restoration.

Thank Moonbeam666
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Usually with second hand markets on Sundays. Beautiful to see it in the outsite. Not used as a church anymore

Thank Joana B
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Ghent has an impressive array of gothic buildings and Saint Nicholas is one of the best. Perhaps the best view is from the top of the belfry, which provides a different perspective from the back of the church. It is well presented and maintained. It...More

Thank TWal1
Reviewed 26 July 2018

St Nicholas is special for several reasons. First, the architecture is soaring but light and engaging. The whole place is postcard perfect. Take a look at the wooden benches on the altar. The details of the angels is remarkable. Second, there is often an exhibit...More

Thank maegreenwald
Reviewed 24 July 2018

St Nicholas Church has beautiful grounds with many grassy areas and flowers. Unfortunately, the church was closed so we were unable to see the inside. Very disappointing!

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