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i asked the Receptionist at the Niew Kerk what are steeples for near by. She told me that it is a Catholic Church, the Maria van Jessekerk.
It was not opened during my day trip to Delft. I just walked around it and snapped some...More
Many of this kind of churches have been demolished over the last decades, but fortunately this one remains and has been preserved very well. It has beautiful decorations on the inside and original ornaments.
Maria van Jessekerk is a Neo-gothic style church that is supposed to be the first Catholic church built in the centre of Delft after the Dutch Reformation period in the late 19th century. This is an attractive Neo-Gothic style church to view from the outside....More
We attended mass during Easter weekend. The architecture was inspiring with high ceilings, colorful etchings and paintings and can be described as Neo Gothic! The style is more ornate delicately woven in yellow, red and gold paints. The church is Roman Catholic with specialized Dutch/English...More
Compared to the austerity of the old Delft churches, this is a riot of colour and imagination - catholic hedonism poking out its tongue at reformation restraint. Only seems to be open Thursdays and Saturdays and worth planning a visit to Delft on those days...More
This church is very close to the main square of town and the New Church. I'm not sure when the main sanctuary is open but the outside is beautiful and you can't miss it as you are walking around Delft. As you face the front,...More