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St. John's Cathedral

Parade/Torenstraat 16, Den Bosch, The Netherlands
0900/112-23-34
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Ranked #1 of 20 attractions in Den Bosch
Type: Religious Sites, Architectural Buildings
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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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25 reviews 25 reviews
8 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Incredible architecture and magical feel! An absolute must see! Attend a catholic service or walk the steps up (if you are fit enough) and enjoy the view over "s-Hertogenbosch. Obviously this is a place of worship but they are used to people just coming in for a peek.

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Riga
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9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It is really magnificent Cathedral. We managed to be there on Sunday shortly before Sunday worship. When organ started to play I was completely astonished - sound was soooo massive and "clean". Really worth visit.

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Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
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160 reviews 160 reviews
57 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

It is nearly impossible to write about the magnificent Cathedral. One needs a week to study it and one might not have finished it. On the last day of May iwas also full of pelgrims for the Sweet Mother of Den Bosch, a statue of H. Mary. I will include pictures and you wll understand

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Whenever I visit my Provence of Noord-Brabant in the Netherlands, I always make sure to visit the cathedral the St. John in the city of s'Hertogenbosch. The St. John is a very interesting Cathedral with lots of history! You can go up in the tower to look over a big part of "Noord-Brabant!" Besides all that, it is just very... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

This cathedral is really beautiful, It's a Gothic church with colorful windows. You really have to see the statue of Mary," the sweet mother of 's-Hertogenbosch ". All through the town you'll see small statue's of Mary in the doorway's. You'll find her chapel on the left hand side of the entrance. The centerpiece of the cathedral is the altar... More

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The most beautiful cathedral of the Netherlands is located at the square called The Parade. If you can you must climb the tower and have a look over the old city of 's-Hertogenbosch. Also have a look during christmas times to see the most beautiful christmas crib of the world.

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Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Beautiful cathedral, mixture of Roman and Gothic architecture. Defenitely worth a visit, 'walking the graves' of the Rich. And behold.... The eye of God is watching you from the ceiling. Don't forget to burn a candle before you leave :-).

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Cathedrals always impress. But what makes this one special is that it has some modern touches. Recent restorators where not afraid to add some 21th century aspects. Go and have a look at the glass window of Marc Mulder above the entrance and see how he depicted evil, including the 9/11 picture of a plane invading the tower. See also... More

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IJsselstein, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

It's truly impressive to see the Cathedral from the inside. It shows how rich 'the church' and community was, centuries ago.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

It never fails to amaze me how such an amazing structure could have been built so long ago. This cathedral makes for a magical cityscape, and it is a great place to visit (though it was in the middle of mass when we stopped through). Would definitely recommend the stop.

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