Saint Bavo's Cathedral Ghent
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foto Hugo Maertens
This painting by Hubrecht and Jan van Eyck
is the principal work of the Flemisch school in the 15th century.
cathedral holds an immense collection of religious art and artefacts .
The oldest of our pieces date back to the 8th century,
the youngest from the late 1990’s.
There are currently four organs in the cathedral.
The crypt houses two small modern organs.
In the upper church, pride of place goes to the organ
commissioned by bishop Antonius Triest in 1653.