Saint Bavo's Cathedral
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On the eastern side of Sint-Baafsplein stands the Cathedral of St. Bavo, a majestic building of brick and granite with a Romanesque crypt of its predecessor, Sint-Jans church. Charles V gave the cathedral its present name after he destroyed the old one to build a fortress. The High Gothic cathedral…
Home of the world famous 'Lam Gods'. A painting of the brothers van Eyck, from 1432. 18 panels of art. Must see.
Together with the Belfry and the Saint Nicholas church, it's part of "The 3 towers of Gent" skyline. A visit inside is worthwhile because the famous "Lam Gods" painting is located in the cellar. It's a master piece of the Flemish Primitives brothers Van Eyck and still hot topic nowadays. Disovering…