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Eglise St-Nicolas (Church of St. Nicholas)

Place St-Nicolas, Brussels, Belgium
+32 2 267 51 64
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Beautiful church

Well worth going in and soaking up the atmosphere, learn a little more about Brussels and to light... read more

Reviewed 4 January 2018
Suzanne Marie C... T
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London, United Kingdom
Nice church visit near the Grand Place

Eglise St-Nicolas also known as the Church of St. Nicholas (free entry) is a historic church that... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
BradJill
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Well worth going in and soaking up the atmosphere, learn a little more about Brussels and to light a candle

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Reviewed 8 December 2017

Eglise St-Nicolas also known as the Church of St. Nicholas (free entry) is a historic church that can be visited near the Grand Place in the city centre of Brussels. It is believed to be one of the four oldest churches in the city. Historically,...More

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Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

Situated in the heart of Brussels St Nicolas church is one of the first churches being built in the center and it is preserved excellently due to its importance for the local people. It is believed to have being constructed initially around 1100-1150 and demonstrates...More

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Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Eglise St-Nicolas Church , Brussels 🕍 This church has very gothic dark interior You half expect a haunting by a nun superior

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Reviewed 16 June 2017

It had to be rebuilt a lot but there seem to be some early stone near the front. Inside is mostly dark wood creating a peaceful atmosphere. Interestingly, the hall bends in the middle.

Thank mrdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2017

This small church is almost 1,000 years old, but little remains of the original structure. Its 11th-century Romanesque lines are hidden by a 14th-century Gothic facade and the repairs made after the French bombardment of 1695. A cannonball fired by the French in 1695 is...More

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Reviewed 21 May 2017

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...More

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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.

Thank Alexander B
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Reviewed 6 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...More

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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....More

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