We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Saint Nicholas Church

Cataloniestraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
+32 9 234 28 69
Website
Save
Book In Advance
More Info
US$ 174.06*
and up
Private Tour: Ghent and Bruges Day Trip from Brussels
More Info
US$ 133.03*
and up
Brussels Super Saver: Brussels Sightseeing Tour, Antwerp Half-Day Trip, Day...
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good51%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“gothic style” (12 reviews)
“organ music” (3 reviews)
Closed Now
Hours
Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
LOCATION
Cataloniestraat 4, Ghent 9000, Belgium
CONTACT
Website
+32 9 234 28 69
Ways to Experience Saint Nicholas Church
from US$ 174.10
More Info
from US$ 133.00
More Info
from US$ 57.20
More Info
Write a Review
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
50
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Reviews (564)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
All reviews
"gothic style"
in 12 reviews
"organ music"
in 3 reviews
"renovation work"
in 3 reviews
"worth a visit"
in 16 reviews
"stained glass"
in 6 reviews
"worth seeing"
in 4 reviews
"free entry"
in 6 reviews
"nicholas church"
in 5 reviews
"beautiful inside"
in 3 reviews
"great architecture"
in 3 reviews
"city centre"
in 4 reviews
"statues"
in 16 reviews
"interior"
in 19 reviews
"nave"
in 6 reviews
"belfry"
in 12 reviews
"century"
in 10 reviews
"restoration"
in 8 reviews
Filter

1 - 10 of 236 reviews

Reviewed 6 days ago

We loved this Church. We went in the morning and it was the week after Easter. The church was displaying an artist who frankly wasn't very good and was really just copying the work of other, better, artists. His poor work was displayed in front...More

Thank VivienAurora
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 1 week ago

Saint Nicholas' Church is built in the local Gothic style the beginning of 13th century, and is one of the oldest landmarks in Ghent. The central tower served as an observation post and carried the town bells until the belfry of Ghent was built. One...More

Thank John T
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The church is really easy to find as it's really big and central. It's a really old church with amazing interior and it sure is worthy of a visit!

Thank Stella C
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
See more reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really only came in to see the Whale skeleton because I had looked round before. But it's an amazing church with lots of amazing religious and historical artifacts and paintings. Their Easter flower display was beautiful with some gorgeous yellows and white flowers which...More

Thank Jojo Y
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This church is well worth a visit as it is of great age and size with magnificent statuary and has a great atmosphere. This was enhanced on the day of our visit by a brilliant exhibition of paintings by a local artist, Koen Pennink. The...More

Thank Alastair N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Main entrance is closed but there is a side one that's open. Not sure why it's considered closed, you can still see the inside although it appears some renovation work is being done.

Thank Evgeni P
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stopped in after taking some photos of a building across the street. It is very pretty, but after seeing so many churches, each one looks much the same.

1  Thank jaimeelsabio
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Free to visit and really beautiful. We were lucky to walk in just as they were playing the organ and it was amazing. Take a few minutes to pause and think.

1  Thank Georgiana L
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

This is a nice church right in the centre of town. Well worth a look when you are in the area. Not spectacular but interesting.

1  Thank Steve_Grant1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 2 February 2018

Its an amazing place to admire architecture and feel the vibes of ancient building loaded with history and stories

1  Thank JuanSebastianReina
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 38 hotels in Ghent
Novotel Gent Centrum
1,372 reviews
.12 km away
1898 The Post
66 reviews
.15 km away
Ibis Gent Centrum St-Baafs Kathedraal
1,238 reviews
.25 km away
NH Gent Belfort
2,357 reviews
.25 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Soup'R
289 reviews
.03 km away
Caffe Rosario
278 reviews
.10 km away
Passion
244 reviews
.10 km away
Nata Lisboa
57 reviews
.07 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ghent City Center
3,976 reviews
.09 km away
Graslei and Korenlei
1,935 reviews
.19 km away
St Michael's Bridge
1,257 reviews
.16 km away
Belfry and Cloth Hall (Belfort en Lakenhalle)
1,001 reviews
.07 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Saint Nicholas Church staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Submit