The Church of St. Nicholas is one of the oldest and most famous landmarks in Ghent, Belgium. The building began in the early 13th century and was a replacement for the early Romanesque church. Throughout the rest of the century, the local Gothic architectural style of Scheldt continued to be built. Typical representatives of this style are the use of blue-gray stone from the Tournai region, a single large tower above the crossroads, and a slender tower at the corner of the building.
Ghent is a very comfortable town. If you want to avoid the crowds of the capital or metropolis and enjoy the baptism of humanity and beauty, you can stay in Ghent for a few days and then visit several nearby towns. It is definitely better than staying in Brussels is pleasant and pleasant, especially the St. Nicholas Church, which makes people linger.
When I got off the tram at Korenmakt, I saw this magnificent building at first sight. It was a 14th-century building with a history of nearly 700 years. The whole building is like a small castle, very stylish, no wonder it is a landmark in the city center.
It is located in the historical center and was built in the 13th century with blue-gray stones from the Tourne region. A large central tower in the center of the church, surrounded by towers. Inside the baroque main altar, you can see the elaborate wooden altar, beautiful stained glass windows, paintings and the famous organ.
It was built at the beginning of the 13th century to replace an early Romanesque building. It was completed at the end of the 13th century in the Skeltic Gothic style. This style uses blue-gray stones from the Tournai region, a single tower at the top, and a thin tower at the corner of the building