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St Michael's Church

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St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church

St Michael's Church

The steeple of St Michael’s Church should have stood out above all the others, but history decided otherwise: the 134 metre high planned ‘monument of triumph’, has remained at a paltry 24 metres. In 1828, the unfinished tower finally acquired a closed roof. The church contains numerous paintings and sculptures by famous masters, including ‘Christ on the Cross’ by Anthony Van Dyck.

Opening hours

  • S 20/12 closed
  • S 21/12 closed
  • M 22/12 closed
  • T 23/12 closed
  • W 24/12 closed
  • T 25/12 closed
  • F 26/12 closed
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Contact

Sint-Michielskerk

Sint-Michielsplein
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92342869
Op het stadsplan: B3

Publicatie

Visitor’s guide Ghent

Visitor’s guide Ghent

1,000 years against the current

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Public transport

Poel

Afstand: 190m

Korenmarkt

Afstand: 270m
Sint-Michielskerk

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