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St Michael's Church

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 07/02 closed
  • M 08/02 closed
  • T 09/02 closed
  • W 10/02 closed
  • T 11/02 closed
  • F 12/02 closed
  • S 13/02 closed
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Contact

Sint-Michielskerk

Sint-Michielsplein
9000 Gent
Tel.: +32-92342869
Stadsplan: B3

Publication

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Visitor’s city guide Ghent

Please feel free to browse through this guide and get to know our city a little better.

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Public transport

Poel

Korenmarkt

Sint-Michielskerk

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