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Art lovers will have even better access to the famous Ghent Altarpiece thanks to a 30m euro (£26m) upgrade to the Belgian cathedral where it is housed.

The painting has been moved to a new area of St Bavo’s Cathedral to create a “revolutionary” visitor experience.

Completed by Hubert and Jan Van Eyck in 1432, the painting has captivated the art world for centuries.

A seven-year, 2.2m euro (£1.8m) restoration project was completed in December 2019.

The revered painting’s new setting was unveiled on Thursday in the presence of the Flemish Prime Minister and the Bishop of

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