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St Nicholas Church

Descent from the Cross
Pieter Thys
Sint-Nicolaas

Above the altar hangs the 17th-century painting The Descent from the Cross, which was inspired by Rubens and hung above the original high altar made by Mechelen sculptor Lucas Faydherbe (1617-1697) in 1672.

St Nicholas Church

St Nicholas Church is the oldest church of the city of Sint-Niklaas. Its 18th-century extension houses a museum displaying the church treasure, which includes richly decorated gold and silver pieces, precious liturgical objects and garments.

Sint-Nicolaasplein
Sint-Niklaas
From April to October, from 10am to 12pm and from 14h to 16h