Basilica of St Nicholas, Amsterdam

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Basilica of St Nicholas, Amsterdam

There is a remarkable building opposite Amsterdam’s Central Station. When your eyes get used to its rather dark interior you will discover superb decorations, sculptures, stained-glass windows and mural paintings. The church was built at the end of the nineteenth century, at a time when Roman Catholics could once again profess their faith in public after three centuries of prohibition. The architecture and furnishings proudly proclaim this. The building is a blend of different architectural styles and artistic movements.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Friday

11.00-12.30 and 13.00-16.00

Monday and Saturday

12.00-12.30 and 13.00-15.00

Route

How do you get to the basilica?

By car

There are several parking garages within walking distance, such as Parking Amsterdam Centrum.

By public transport

The basilica is diagonally across from Central Station and is within easy walking distance. The number 22, 48, 755, 759, 761 and 763 buses stop at the door. Plan your trip at 9292.nl.

Contact

Prins Hendrikkade 73
1012 AD Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 624 87 49