St Michael's Bridge, Ghent

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Enjoy one of the best views in the city from St Michael's Bridge, where you'll get a 360-degree perspective of the town's main attractions. These include the Old Fish Market, Castle of the Counts, and "Three Tower Row," all of which you can see in a panoramic cityscape. The pedestrian bridge is named for the church that resides on one end, recognizable for its large Gothic windows. A winged St. Michael watches over the pathway from the top of a lamppost. Don't be shy about asking one of the friendly locals to snap a photo of you on the bridge with the city in the background. Using our custom trip planner, Ghent attractions like St Michael's Bridge can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Beautiful perspective of a charming town, photo place par excellence, visit the city the evening of 24 December, everything was immersed in a beautiful Christmas weather, is eager to see the illuminations.
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  • This is an amazing place to spend hours enjoying and take great photos, she is right in the Centre of the City and the tour in the region is very cool and worth it too ...
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  • Must see place in the centre of the city and good place to admire all the boats passing by. Impressive architecture and stunning opportunities for pictures.  more »
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  • Beautiful spot to get the famous view of the "three towers" lined up. Also just a nice spot overlooking the canal and Graslei. The view is best after dark when all the lights are on. You can often find musicians performing under the bridge.
  • This bridge is incredible! At this point you feel as if you had moved to another time. The atmosphere makes it incredible, and all those buildings around. Post office, the Churches, the Cathedral in the background, the Market and, of course, the Canal. It is one of the most emblematic points of Gent. This bridge is undoubtedly one of the mostpicturesque, and ideal to take some pictures and as not at this time, also of selfis. :D
  • A beautiful bridge connecting the canal with the church. It's best viewed from below, at the canal level. The bridge by itself is not outstanding, nonetheless, the are is.
  • One of the most beautiful places I've been to in Belgium. The sight is breathtaking!
  • It is very beautifull place. It looks amaizing. Must visit. Only thing you will have to wait for people to go to have nice selfie.
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