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8 Wonderful Facts about Saint-Nicholas Church in Ghent

It’s no exaggeration when I say that the city of Ghent in modern-day Belgium had the most impressive skyline in the world during the Middle Ages. That’s because 3 major buildings in Ghent are lined up in the city center, Saint Bavo’s Cathedral, the Belfry of Ghent, and the fascinating church you’ll discover in this …

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8 Interesting Facts about the Church of Our Lady (Bruges)

The capital city of the West Flanders province of Belgium was once the most important city in Northern Europe, and this reflects in Bruges’ architecture. Right in the medieval heart of this relatively small city stands one of the most amazing churches you’ll ever come across. Not only does this fascinating Gothic cathedral in Bruges …

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10 Examples of Gothic Buildings (Excluding Cathedrals)

When it comes to Gothic architecture, you probably think about the famous Gothic cathedrals constructed all around Europe during the Middle Ages. There were, however, many other types of structures built in this amazing architectural style between the 12th and 16th centuries. Gothic buildings evolved from Romanesque buildings and incorporated some unique features. Rounded arches …

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10 Stunning facts about the Ypres Cloth Hall

Some of the best examples of Gothic architecture are the Gothic cathedrals constructed in Europe during the Middle Ages. However, many secular buildings were constructed in this flamboyant style, one of which can be found in a small city in the utmost northwestern corner of Belgium. Not only has this building international significance, but it …

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Top 8 Stunning Leuven Town Hall Facts

Many of the most famous Gothic cathedrals in the world are the most impressive structures ever built. Not every Gothic building is a stunning church, though. The city hall of this city just east of Brussels is arguably one of the most beautiful buildings in Belgium. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at …

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