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The Basilica of Saint Nicholas is a 19th century Catholic church near the Centraal Station in the oldest part of Amsterdam. Designed by Adrianus Bleijs, it has Neo-Baroque and Neo-Renaissance elements. The façade is flanked by 2 towers, with a bas relief of Christ and the Four Evangelists in the rose window. The interiors have religious murals by Jan Dunselman, including a panel depicting the Eucharistic Miracle of Amsterdam. The altar has sculptures by Perre van den Bossche, above which is the crown of Maximilian I.



About Basilica of St. Nicholas

 Prins Hendrikkade 73, 1012 AD Amsterdam, Netherlands


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