St. Nicholas Basilica, Amsterdam

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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. See St. Nicholas Basilica and all Amsterdam has to offer by arranging your trip with our Amsterdam online vacation planner .
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  • Church in the center of Ams. It's worth a visit, stopping for a few minutes, sitting down and making a reflex! Noa pays to get in! What you call the attention is yours look dark.
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  • St Nicolas, patron saint of sailors, magnificent construction of the late nineteenth century. Deserves a visit, but beware, there are often offices.
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