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St Nicholas Church

Descent from the Cross
Pieter Thys

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.

From April to October, from 10am to 12pm and from 14h to 16h