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Eglise St-Nicolas (Church of St. Nicholas)

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Address: Place St-Nicolas, Brussels, Belgium
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+32 2 267 51 64
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09:00 - 16:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 16:00

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Nice church

St. Nicolas is a nice, quite small church, not far away from the Grand Place, about 5 minutes to walk. It is a Catholic church in late Gothic style.

Reviewed 27 September 2016
Alexander B
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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you don't read about it beforehand, you will be surprised what you find inside. It is a tranquil and pleasant space. The pulpit is lovely and the angle of the chapel walls is intriguing. A metal shrine to martyrs if of interest. A very nice chapel on the left side allows for time for reflection and prayer (no photographs).... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

St. Nicolas is a nice, quite small church, not far away from the Grand Place, about 5 minutes to walk. It is a Catholic church in late Gothic style.

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Brussels
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Reviewed 5 June 2016

4th church build in Brussels (in 1125 but the only remains are near entrance door, discovered during renovation in 1956). Next to the busy and crowded Grand Place, you will find a surprisingly peaceful place. If you take a few minutes to sit down from a side and look at the light coming through the colored stained glass, you may... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 206 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2016

I always have my moment of Zen in this church. It is small, quiet and gives you a feeling of peace. When you are tired of walking and looking at shops and tourist attractions, this is the perfect place to rest your mind and body. For 1 euro, you can light a candle as an offering. This is by the... More 

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 91 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2016

Right in the middle of the city so go and have a look - lovely architecture and somewhere quiet to go to escape the city bussle

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Reviewed 4 February 2016 via mobile

This beautiful and small church is situated around old houses, close to the Grand place. It's a really old church that was repaired after the French bombardments, that's why the main facade looks so Gothic?! Beautiful inside 😍

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 247 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2015

Down toward the Bourse from the Grand Place in a church named after Santa Claus. It's a beautiful church and a favorite of resident Americans as it is the only church in Brussels that has a regular Subday mass in English (10am). Good for a thirty minute visit.

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Reviewed 10 August 2015

The church seems small from the exterior but the interior hs the high Gothic arched ceilings and the stone alters are amazing.

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Montreal
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Reviewed 4 August 2015

It’s just perfect Church, with a so many beautiful things to see. Definitely must see in Bruxelles. Details on artwork, the Altar, the St Anthony’s statue, paintings… all is just perfect

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Belmont, North Carolina
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Reviewed 9 April 2015

A beautiful church at the entrance of the Grand Place. The heavy wooden doors were closed and we were not sure if the church was open or not but we tried a door and it opened to reveal a very nice church. The pews have been removed and chairs put in their place which makes for more comfortable seating. There... More 

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