"Interior - Stained glass windows" Cathédrale of St. Michael and St. Gudula Tip by Willettsworld

  Last Judgment window in the west facade
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  • Last Judgment window in the west facade - Brussels
      Last Judgment window in the west facade
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  • Window in the North transept by Jean Haeck - Brussels
      Window in the North transept by Jean Haeck
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  • Another window by Jean Haeck dating from 1538 - Brussels
      Another window by Jean Haeck dating from 1538
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The highlight of the cathedral's stained glass windows is the great west window in the facade. It depicts the Last Judgment and dates from 1528 but it is not certain who was responsible for its construction. However, it was offered by Evard de la Marck, Prince-Bishop of Liege (1506-38) to celebrate an alliance with Charles V in 1518. Another notable window is the one depicting the Emperor Charles V and his wife Isabella of Portugal by Jean Haeck from 1537 in the north transept. The window in the south transept is also by Haeck and dates from 1538.

Open: 7am-7pm Mon-Fri, 8.30am-7pm Sat & Sun. Admission: Free except crypt (?2,50).

Address: Parvis de Sainte Gudule
Directions: At Rue du Bois Sauvage & Rue de la Banque
Phone: +32 2 217 83 45
Website: http://www.kathedraalstmichiel.be/

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  • Written Jun 20, 2006
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