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Interesting Church because of its unusual shape

The most interesting feature of this church (to me) was that there is a bend in the main structure... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Princeton, New Jersey
Visited it Twice!

It was closed the first time I visited it. I came back the next day and found it to be opened. It... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Dating back to the 12th century, this church is the oldest in Brussels and was named after the patron saint of traders.
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  • Average27%
  • Poor1%
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“grand place” (10 reviews)
“city center” (3 reviews)
“grote markt” (2 reviews)
Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed 13 November 2017

The most interesting feature of this church (to me) was that there is a bend in the main structure at the point where the nave meets the transepts (see the picture I have attached).

Thank Gogocar
Reviewed 15 October 2017

It was closed the first time I visited it. I came back the next day and found it to be opened. It is small compared to the other churches I visited in the area. Said my prayers and took pictures before moving on to my...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 26 September 2017

It deserves a visit The pulpit is a piece of art Take a look at every piece around the church. You will appreciate the work in every one of them

Thank metorresf
Reviewed 4 August 2017

The face of the church was destroyed during World War II and then replaced, so from the street the church looks newer. But inside it is old and fairly unusual - it is worth a look. The church has been destroyed and rebuilt a number...More

Thank 493Ron
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Walking around the city center, you can't miss the St. Nicholas Church. Entering it, you can feel the Gothic architecture and the history of medieval times.During my visit, a a very pretty miniature village with puppets was set inside the church.

Thank its123
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Near "Grand Place" in the center of the city, you see this nice gothique church, of the 11-12 th century, and since 1174 on this place; as I had no other to do, I stroll around and I enter and visit this church of Saint...More

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

One of my favourite places in Brussels for a reflection and prayer. It is a quiet place. This church has a character. Altar of St Nicolas is on the right hand site.

Thank Aragorn65
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This church was a nice respite from a day of touring. There is no charge for entry. We enjoyed some quite meditation in this historic church.

Thank PeachtreeTraveler
Reviewed 28 February 2017

This is a fine church located in the city center, and while it won't be the sole focus of anyone's vacation, it's well-preserved and worth 20 minutes of your time if you're in the city center.

Thank LarryJ917
Reviewed 16 February 2017

The St. Niklaas church is one of the oldest churches in Brussels. I was surprised to find a shrine inside, with the relics of the martyrs of Gorkum. There are some nice altars and altar pieces too. And I found a wall painting (fresco) quite...More

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Liz D
25 June 2016|
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Response from Neha_Kapoor_Dutta | Reviewed this property |
It did not cost anything to visit the church (around 6 months ago)