Sint Nicolaaskerk (Church of St. Nicholas)

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This imposing edifice is the basilica of the Roman Catholic parish of central Amsterdam. The Neo-Baroque building was erected between 1884 and 1887 under the direction of the architect, Adrianus Bleijs (1842-1912). Check these links for more background about Nicolaaskerk at http://nl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sint-Nicolaaskerk_(Amsterdam) and its current operations. View is to the south.

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Comments (4)

Stathis Chionidis on February 8, 2013

Wonderful architecture, nice view and shot my friend mark.Well done.LIKE.Best wishes.Stathis

mg1744 on February 24, 2013

Thank you Stathis

Regards, Mark

Ho Thi Duc Tu. on March 28, 2013

Magnifique photo. L + F Duc Tu.

mg1744 on April 13, 2013

Thank you Duc Tu. I was surprised to find out that this was a Catholic church when I was researching this photo before I posted. The black and red flag confused me; seems rather ominous. Now I think I will go take some photos.

Greetings, Mark

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  • Uploaded on February 3, 2013
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    by mg1744
    • Taken on 2013/01/30 18:26:34

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