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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
+32 9 234 28 69
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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

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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!

Thank LarRanTravels
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Big and impressive church, in Gothic style. Not much to see, it is not overly decorated. Perhaps during the mass or a pipe organ concert it would be more impressive.

Thank Adina M
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

This is your standard historic church, but I would definitely visit this church when you're in the city,

Thank WoutervNoort
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This landmark is a must see in Ghent. It has an interesting history and the architecture is Gothic showing its medieval roots. Its one of the sights in Ghent you should not miss visiting.

Thank Grace S
Reviewed 7 July 2018

The church is absolutely gorgeous with a stately architectural design. This is another MUST-SEE while in Ghent.

Thank glenuehlein
Reviewed 6 July 2018

Though we did not go inside the church, it was quite beautiful to see and photograph from the outside.

Thank Eric G
Reviewed 4 July 2018

Decent church with decent interiors. Nothing much to see or do. Okay for a quick glance or if you want to enjoy some silence.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Most of the main decorations are made out of white or black marble. Making it very unique. Right now there's a skeleton of a whale hanging in the back, behind the main altar.

Thank Rudziej
Reviewed 24 June 2018

The facade is the most beautiful thing in the Church. Two tall, slender turrets support the imposing window that dominates the entrance to the Church. The interior is extraordinarily luminous and very sober. We have discovered that, only, a part of the Church is dedicated...More

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