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St. Nicholas Basilica, Amsterdam
(4.4/5 based on 220+ reviews on the web)
Daily mass in English and regular music performances draw many visitors to St. Nicholas Basilica, Amsterdam's main Catholic church. Combining elements of both Baroque and Renaissance building styles, the church sits in the heart of the city and features two imposing towers and a domed cupola. In the 19th century the church served mostly seafarers, who considered St. Nicholas their patron saint. Today, the building represents one of the city's most recognizable symbols and is known for its concert series. Step inside to see the crown of Emperor Maximilian I and religious images painted by artist Jan Dunselman. Plan to see St. Nicholas Basilica and other attractions that appeal to you using our Amsterdam trip generator.
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  • There are many churches in Amsterdam, and it is in this Basilica recommend go. Besides free:) If my visit played bodies, I lingered there longer than 15 minutes. And so, overall, you can see bypass and is very fast.
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  • Very beautiful the façade and the interior of the Basilica. Worth a visit for a few moments of calm and great pictures.
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  • Amazing church in the heart of the city. Maybe the only catholic church in the city centre. A visit for free is always possible as in all the others catholic churches. Nice outside and wonderful insid...  more »