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.
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We have selected the basilica’s highlights for you. There is a remarkable story behind each one. Ask for the audiotour when you visit, and listen to the stories as you wander through the church. Or take the guided tour, which will lead you to all the highlights.
There are several parking garages within walking distance, such as Parking Amsterdam Centrum.
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.
Prins Hendrikkade 73
1012 AD Amsterdam
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