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Saint Nicholas Church

Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
+32 9 234 28 69
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Cataloniestraat, Ghent, Belgium
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Reviewed 3 days ago

this is a lovely church......not my favourite in Ghent but still very nice....the exterior is stunning with it pointed turrets....it's interior is quite nice and does have some lovely painting.....entry is free and it's worthwhile ......after all ,you won't miss it

Thank Mathew M
Reviewed 1 week ago

It's got the size and general grandeur befitting a once-powerful city but the notable things about this church are the exposed brick, which I haven't seen much of in Europe, and the incredibly fancy pulpit depicting the garden of eden. There are also fancy tombs...More

Thank mrdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Church of St Nicholas was built using both blue limestone and yellow sandstone. The blue limestone is the oldest part of the church and this material was expensive. It was built when Ghent had rich resources. The yellow sandstone is the newer part of...More

Thank Sue H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a lovely place to wander into and spend some quiet time. It celebrates the miraculous rescue by St Nicholas of three boys, who were being pickled after their death.

Thank FirenzeMamma
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Saint Nicholas Church is part of the 3 buildings creating the Three Towers of Ghent . Not as big and rich as the Cathedral , it is still an impressive and beautiful building ! No entrance fee !

Thank belleretraite
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

In Gent you will find many beautiful churches in the center off Gent. We advice every one to look inside, because you will see many old pictures and statues.

Thank Zutterman
Reviewed 18 May 2017

The Architecture and history I found very fascinating. The attention to detail and clear diligence of its construction was a wonder to behold

Thank Chipili C
Reviewed 15 May 2017

We have visited this Church during our visit to Ghent in mid-April this year. Both the architecture and the peaceful environment were worth admiring. Highly recommend others to come and visit this Church during their visit to Ghent.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

Saint Nicolas belongs together with Bavo, st. Michael to the top three churches in Gent. It is smaller but still a very interesting place to visit.

Thank Václav V
Reviewed 10 May 2017

One of the three towers of Ghent, St. Nicholas Church was a stop on a rainy day in Ghent. There is no cost to visit the church. We were blessed to hear the organ being played while we were in the church. Note that it...More

Thank RabyFamily
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