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St. Nicholas Basilica

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Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 624 8749
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful church that has the usual amazing stained glass but very nice painted ceiling as well. Quite dark inside .. small shop inside with religious goods for sale. Worth a visit

Thank karen m
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have learned that every old church has history and the presence of the holy spirit is always present when you go in the church.I say make a visit to the church take a look at the history of the church.

Thank George L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once you've visited St Peter's Basilica in the Vatican nothing will ever quite compare, but Amsterdam's primary Roman Catholic church, St Nicholas Basilica, is a lovely church too, albeit on a less grand scale. Entry into the church is free and is open to visitors...More

Thank Joyce T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

…though our intention was to step in and say a few prayers, we were turned away as they were getting ready to celebrate mass. We must have looked like tourists. From what we saw, the ambiance was heavy with conflicting architectural styles arguing for dominance.

Thank differentname
Reviewed 15 September 2018

This is Amsterdam’s leading Roman Catholic church. I especially liked the very impressive altar area and the domed area above it. It is not an overpowering beauty. The overall colour scheme is excellent. The murals are magnificent.

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Beautiful church with splendid architecture for us to marvel. nice place to take pictures with the beautiful background especially on a nice blue sky day

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 28 August 2018

was hoping to visit but it was closed why advertise it then close it as the outside give nothing away as to what is in thee inside

Thank bas t
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We enjoy visiting churches - this is a must see, an utterly stunning and beautiful Catholic Church - a great place to have a wander around

Thank gordonmpearce
Reviewed 4 August 2018

We were in Amsterdam, took canal cruises and walked around and this beautiful Basilica was ever present. We walked around took pics and then tried to go inside. It was locked. Was it under construction? We couldn’t figure it out. Churches are usually open. I...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

This is an imposing building facing a canal with a lovely central rose window and tower on either side. The architecture is a mix of styles. The interior design is unlike anything I have ever seen before. Along with a lot of wood, many materials...More

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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29 October 2017|
Response from Oleg Y | Reviewed this property |
Masses are held from 12 :30 to 1 on Tuesday through Friday and You may visit the church on these days from 11 am to 4 pm.
Ana S
17 December 2016|
Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
From memory, it is open every day. If you go to its website, the time will be there.