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Dutch Reform Church

City Center, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Beacon of hope at the bottom of Church Street

The beautiful Dutch Reform Church at the bottom of Church Street is a landmark in Stellenbosch. One... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
sandton2015
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
It's a church

It looks pretty, and is huge, and is the oldest church in South Africa. Is definitely nice to look... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
aguyfromjhb
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South Africa
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City Center, Stellenbosch 7600, South Africa
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The beautiful Dutch Reform Church at the bottom of Church Street is a landmark in Stellenbosch. One can see the tower from far away. The architecture of this church is impressive. The stained glass windows are very special as well as the organ.

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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

It looks pretty, and is huge, and is the oldest church in South Africa. Is definitely nice to look at

Thank aguyfromjhb
Reviewed 11 April 2017

A really amazing church in the centre of Stellenbosch, very photogenic, and very peaceful, highly recommended.

Thank malc1005
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Worthwhile to enter this beautiful church specially on a Sunday if Zorade Temming ( the organist of fame ) is playing the organ ! Read the history absorb the interior and atmosphere of this wonderful building Sit under the huge acorn trees and "smell the...More

Thank Tertia B
Reviewed 6 April 2017

The Dutch Reform Church is a "Mother Church", that is one of the two eldest Reform congregations in South Africa. The church building is in traditionel European style. Inside it is beautiful with nice stone glas windows. We were warmly welcomed by two volunteers at...More

Thank Lars M
Reviewed 16 March 2017

This beautiful church t the top of Church Street is a must see in Stellenbosch, for it's impressive pulpit, organ and stunning windows.

Thank GustavPotgieter
Reviewed 11 March 2017

I remember visiting this beautiful Church 17 years ago and the organ was being played. It had the most amazing atmosphere and beautiful stained glass windows. I took my husband on this visit (I am from England) he loved it and someone was playing the...More

Thank wisteria_10
Reviewed 27 February 2017

The volunteers who welcome visitors are so enthusiastic about their church which really enhanced our visit, they suggested we climb the steep staircase to view one of the little exhibits (but sadly they could not find the light switch so we could really see it)...More

Thank Sarah C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

Located at the cross roads of where town meets gown, this part original church was one of the first in South Africa, hence its name “Mother Church”. Well worth a visit to admire the history of the town – they even have two small museums...More

Thank Simon C
Reviewed 26 February 2017

The church is not to be missed when visiting Stellenbosch. The guides (all unpaid volunteers) went out of their way to make us feel welcome and explain everything. Ask to see the short video on the history of the church (available in English, German, French,...More

Thank Christo001
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