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Rich history

I visited this church unprepared, and I was amazed by its rich history. The outline of an old... read more

Reviewed 2 November 2015
RHAHJ
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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Foundations of 2 roman temples under the Grote Kerk in Elst

For those interested in Roman period this could very well be a must see. Under the Grote Kerk in... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2014
LolkeS
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5 Jan 2019
“Interesting church on top of older churches ”
2 Nov 2015
“Rich history”
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Reviewed 5 January 2019 via mobile

This is a very interesting church built upon many older churches and a Roman temple. The older parts are only viewable with a tour but there are Roman and other older artifacts on display inside the church. I visited on Saturday and suspect that tours...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

I visited this church unprepared, and I was amazed by its rich history. The outline of an old Gallo-Roman temple - the largest north of the Alps - is visible. The oldest visible wall is from the 10th century, in Roman style. Many archeological finds...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

We visited this town for a friend's birthday. You can see the tower from a distance. It was Sunday, all the shops were open and the church too. When we walked to the church it was just closed so we couldn't go inside. Anyway, we've...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 4 December 2014

The most annoying is the night : during the night , every half our the clock of the church in the center is waking me. I don't know what the policy is here at Elst concerning night noise but it's terribly annoying

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 27 August 2014

For those interested in Roman period this could very well be a must see. Under the Grote Kerk in Elst you can find the foundations of 2 roman temples! The size of the jungest temple is amazing. It can compete with the temples found elsewhere...More

Date of experience: September 2013
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