St. Nicholas ChurchCurrently Closed
- Address: Cataloniestraat, 9000 Gent, Belgium, Ghent
- Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
- Phone: 329-2342869
- Ticket Price: Free
- Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Architecture
This church practically hits you with its domineering presence. It’s bold, big, solemn and impossible to miss. It was built over an earlier Romanesque church that stood in the same spot. Until the belfry of Gent was built, the church tower, unusual for having been built over the nave rather than the front, used the be the city’s watchtower. Together with the belfry and St. Bavo’s Cathedral, the tower was one of the reasons that Gent’s medieval skyline was famous. Light shines from outside the tower straight into the transept. The church has been built in Tournai bluestone in Scheldt Gothic Style.
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89.66% of people who visit Ghent include St. Nicholas Church in their plan
12 PM - 1 PM
52.04% of people start their St. Nicholas Church visit around 12 PM - 1 PM
People usually take around 30 Minutes to see St. Nicholas Church
85.85% of people prefer walking in order to reach St. Nicholas Church
Beautiful city. Family had a great day just walking around and looking at all the old places.
We visited the Church on our Tour and really enjoyed the history and the sights from the tower. Impressive. Ws a great visit!
This church is located in the heart of the city Gent, it is a treat to the eyes.. You just can't miss this beautiful architecture.. The view is spectacular from the outside and the inside.. If you get a chance to visit Gent do visit this church.. The inner peace you get after spending just five minutes inside the church is totally worth..the music played inside is just so soothing.. I thoroughly enjoyed my every second of being here!!
This is one of the oldest and most higlighted landmarks in Ghent.Right in the heart of Gent.You can't miss this place,it rises above the city with its historic breathtaking features.Do visit inside also.Unforgetable places in my visit.
One of the biggest and most majestic churches ever seen. It's really impressive and it's a must-to-see.