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St. Nicholas Basilica

Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 624 8749
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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 5 days ago

We were in Amsterdam for 4 days and the Cathedral was always closed and locked up so I made a point of checking it out on a Sunday morning between services. There were signs up that I don't know if they were just not wanting...More

Thank chattygirl7491
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bells ring and sound lovely. The building is gorgeous and a remarkable piece of Amsterdam architecture

Thank myworldexperiences
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended Sunday Mass which was said in Dutch. People very friendly and the Priest welcomed all visitors. A nice way to start the week.

Thank labrmon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good architecture, nice place to take photos. Nothing different comparing to other churches in Europe.

Thank Paula L
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

I've been to Amsterdam a few times now and I've walked past this Basilica on every occasion without giving it much thought. Today I decided to pop in for a look and I'm glad I did. Really nice architecture and beautiful stained glass windows make...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed 14 May 2017

The church is very striking you you come off the GVB. It is also great landmark to show when you are close to Centraal Station or want to go to Red Light District which is just south of the church. While pretty from afar, it...More

Thank John H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This Amsterdam Catholic cathedral has some beautiful art and architecture. Located near the central train station it is accessible. But like all churches in Europe today you need to check in advance to see if they are providing services. The concierge of you hotel can...More

Thank Bear H
Reviewed 3 May 2017

what a wonderful Basilica. Grandiose. we attended mass in Dutch and the church was full. A wonderful mass and then we got the chance to take some pictures. They invited people for a cup of coffee/tea after mass to meet everyone. Very nice priest and...More

Thank Cindy-Pat-H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

This Basilica is located near to the Centraal Station, in the Old Centre district of Amsterdam and is the city's major Catholic church. It was designed as a combination of several revival styles, for instance the most prominent ones, the Neo-Baroque and Neo-Renaissance. We admired...More

Thank Oleg Y
Reviewed 23 April 2017

It's easy to miss this church as you walk along the canals. Well worth popping inside however, it is very peaceful and beautiful.

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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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Ana S
I am wondering about times for Christmas Eve or day mass.
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.
Erica C
Hello, I am wondering whether what the mass times are on Palm Sunday this year, 9th April, as we intend to visit the city and attend the celebration.
11 November 2016|
Response from Colin G | Reviewed this property |
Apologies - I have no idea. There is a website you can visit which will supply the information.
Noemi C
English Mass schedule please?
21 November 2015|
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Response from T-Bird1974 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for not answering sooner but I thought they might offer mass in English and after checking my hunch was confirmed. How about Tuesday's at 12.30.