Saint Bavo Cathedral

Local nameSint-Baafskathedraal
LocationGhent, Belgium

Saint Bavo's Cathedral, also known as Sint-Baafs Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Catholic Church in Ghent, Belgium. The 89-meter-tall Gothic building is the seat of the Diocese of Ghent and is named for Saint Bavo of Ghent. It contains the well-known Ghent Altarpiece.

Tags Place of WorshipRoman CatholicCathedralChristianRegional HeritageGothic ArchitectureHeritageEditor's ChoiceRomanesque Architecture
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Opening hours

Apr - Oct:
Mon - Sat: 8:30 am - 6 pm
Sun: 10 am - 6 pm, visits possible after 1 pm

Nov - Apr:
Mon - Sat: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Sun: 10 am - 5 pm, visits possible after 1 pm

Last entry 15 min before closing time


General: €4 (audio guide included)

More information and contact


Official website


Phone +32 9 269 20 45

Address Hoofdkerkstraat 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

Coordinates 51°3'10.75" N 3°43'37.867" E

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