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"The St Nicholas Church" Sint-Niklaaskerk - St Nicholas Church Tip by Joeplaboem


Right in the heart of Ghent stands the Saint Nicholas church, one of the oldest churches of the city. An older version stood here until the 12th century until it burned down in 1120 and 1176. Because of their growing wealth the citizens of Ghent were able to construct a new and much bigger church. The present-day version was finished between 1220 and 1250.

Address: Cataloniëstraat, 9000 Gent,

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  • Written Aug 26, 2002
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