Basilica of Saint Nicolas, Amsterdam

The Basilica of Saint Nicholas (DutchSint-Nicolaasbasiliek) is located in the Old Centre district of AmsterdamNetherlands. It is the city’s major Catholic church.

Officially the church was called St. Nicholas inside the Walls, i.e. the oldest part of the Amsterdam defence works. The basilica has a collection of religious murals.

In the 125th year of its existence, St Nicholas’ Church elevated to “basilica minor” or basilica. That happened on 8 December 2012.

HDR shot with Canon 5D II with 35mm f/2.0