Basilica of St. Nicholas

Prins Hendrikkade 73 (across Amsterdam CS)
020 330 78 12 /

On Sunday access only for participation in the services. No sightseeing.

Services are in Dutch unless otherwise stated

Mass times

10:30 High Mass
13:00 High Mass (Spanish)
17:00 Gregorian Vespers (Latin), not in July and August

Monday to Saturday
12:30 Mass (Tuesday English, Friday Spanish)

18:00 Vespers and Mass, not in July and August

17:00 Choral Evensong (English), not in August and September

Opening hours
Monday 12:00–15:00
Tuesday–Friday 11:00–16:00
Saturday 12:00–15:00 and 16:30–17:45
Sunday: access only for participation in the services; no sightseeing

No sightseeing during the services
On Sunday no sightseeing at all


A priest is available daily after Mass – please ask the assistant.
Also on Saturday 13:00–15:00, and on Sunday 10:00–10:20.

Church wedding

If you’re considering a church wedding in the Nicholas Basilica, please contact deacon Rob Polet, +31 6 27 25 67 30 or e-mail:

Private Mass

If you’re travelling with a priest and would like to have a private Mass in the basilica, please contact our manager Harry van Swinderen, +31 6 84 61 93 42.
The basilica is not available on Sunday.