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Lovely old church

This wonderful old church is beautifully maintained and can be visited during certain hours on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Aeraille
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
via mobile
Mattheus passion concert visit

The church is beautiful, good acoustics, but the concert was extremely boring, even 1st rank seats... read more

Reviewed 30 March 2018
ekholland27
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Marktstraat 13, 1411 CX Naarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This wonderful old church is beautifully maintained and can be visited during certain hours on specific days of the week. There are 12 beautiful paintings of the wooden ceiling with lovely brass chandeliers hanging below them. It dates from the 15 century and even has...More

Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 30 March 2018 via mobile

The church is beautiful, good acoustics, but the concert was extremely boring, even 1st rank seats were not good

Thank ekholland27
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

Glorious church started in mid 1300s. Absolutely stunning painted wooden ceiling from 1500s. Really enjoyed the experience

1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Historical Church built >1350, very well maintained. Located in a fortified city of Naarden. > 1510 a wooden ceiling depicting the scenes of the New & Old Testament was added.

1  Thank Nubuck T
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Mid morning we started out and heard music from the church. An organist and trumpet player were rehearsing for a concert in 2 days and we were able to hear bits of a Bach concerto that sent our hearts soaring. The women who manned the...More

Thank Meridith T
Reviewed 22 June 2017

The ceiling of this church is adorned with the most amazing murals. They usually have mirrors to help you view in detail without having to strain your neck. When you've finished being amazed by the ceiling, take a look at the stones on the floor....More

Thank SecurityMatters
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Outside quite a regular church in a very nice little town inside offers really impressive views. Worth seeing!

Thank Gagosha
Reviewed 26 July 2016

This church has a restored wooden ceiling with very nice paintings. Sit down and use a mirror to study the colorful paintings without getting neck pain. It is also possible to visit the tower, which gives a great view of the fortress of Naarden.

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 4 June 2016

Famous for its annual Matthäus Passion is this monumental big town church which history goes back to 1350 when the first church was built, enlarged in 1455. Its wooden ceiling is covered by the most amazing paintings. It is great to climb the tower and...More

Thank AnnemiekHoogenboom
Reviewed 19 September 2015 via mobile

The highlight of this church is the wooden ceiling. It is stained rather than painted. Bring binoculars. After exploring this treat, now look down at the floor tombstones.

Thank MsLizzy
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