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Nieuwe Kerk

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did not pay my 17,50 but had a peer in from the gift shop! It looks like the Buddha exhibition may be interesting but lots of gauzy hangings block the view of the architecture, which is what I wanted to see.

Thank Martin_Ridgway
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hadn’t planned to visit this church, but on arriving in Amsterdam noticed that it held a Buddhist exhibition that had been opened by the Dalai Lama. So I paid the €17.50 entry fee and the exhibition was excellent. I particularly liked the element of...More

Thank Beth S
Reviewed 25 August 2018

The old church in the central square. Inside the beautiful interior, stained glass, sculpture, organ. The large space of the church is used for exhibitions and concerts. The building is hung with advertising posters, and despite this makes a strong impression of its architecture.

Thank Dmitry16
Reviewed 23 August 2018

This place has lot of exhibitions going on, on a weekly basis. Since both me and my wife are not much of history buffs we did not venture inside.

Thank Prathamesh S
Reviewed 9 August 2018

When I visited in July, it was housing the World Press photo exhibition. If you are looking for a quiet place to pray or to appreciate the history, you may want to think twice before buying the ticket to go inside.

Thank Alice C
Reviewed 5 August 2018

We just came to Dam Square, looked at all of the buildings and then made a choice of which place to enter. We were going to enter the church but there was a World Press Photo 2018 exhibit or something like that so we opted...More

Thank Daniel A
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Since this is considered the most important church in the Netherlands we thought we should check it out. It is the site of all royal coronations and weddings since 1814. It began with the investiture of Queen Juliana, then Wilhelmina, Beatrix, and finally King Willem-Alexander...More

Thank lobstaluva
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Could not see it as a Photo Exposition Museum, makes me sad that such beautiful church is really empty. A must visit from outside, definitely.....inside will be a personal preference, and specially to pay the entrance fee. Prefer to pay the entrance fee at the...More

Thank FoodieChefDina
Reviewed 4 July 2018

There is nothing special or impressive about this church. It is right on dam square. Sit at the square and soak it in.

Thank TheGreatestNomad
Reviewed 4 July 2018

This is one of the oldest and beautiful churches in Amsterdam. The facade is impressive as is the inside of the church. Well worth a visit and located very centrally in front of Dam Square.

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