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Address: Oudekerksplein 23, 1012 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020-625 82 84
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Although, in my opinion, this place is better than De Nieuwe Kerk, I did not find it as interesting as other churches I visit in other countries. Let's be straight, I'm a Humanist... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 3, 2015
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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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Madrid, Spain
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16 reviews 16 reviews
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

Don't pay to go inside. The church is almost empty and full of stuff from people working there. Nothing nice to see, a complete waist of time, the place doesn't make any sense.

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
28 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Although, in my opinion, this place is better than De Nieuwe Kerk, I did not find it as interesting as other churches I visit in other countries. Let's be straight, I'm a Humanist so only visit religious sites for their architecture and inner beauty. I am fascinated by enormous glass stained windows but only half the windows in this church... More 

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Milan, Italy
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132 attraction reviews
284 helpful votes 284 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

the outside is much more interesting , not sure why there would be such a fee for visiting this . maybe initially we should really put up our tariffs for churches which are masterpieces and contain art treasures

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Ashington, United Kingdom
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35 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 via mobile

Not really much to see or do here,slightly disappointing.If on a time limit you could give it a miss.

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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Cavernous and with not much to see. There was an "art" exhibition on when we visited, which consisted of videos being projected on the walls and ceiling. Very pretentious, trying to be deep and meaningful but in my opinion rubbish! Spoilt the atmosphere.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Myself and the wife were looking forward to visiting this church, 10 euros per adult was a bit steep, but we still paid it and went in. The church is lovely with all the floor in graved with names and the stained-glass windows, this would get a better rating if it wasn't for the tony oursler art work!! For some... More 

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Skipton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews 98 reviews
25 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

I wanted to see the Oude Kerk because it is said to be the oldest building in Amsterdam. Unfortunately it is in the heart of the red light district but my wish to see the church outweighed my feelings about the ladies in the windows. What a disappointment (the church not the ladies)! It is no longer a functioning church... More 

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Stockport, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
16 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We visited the Oude Kerk in early March.Ten Euros is too much for a place that has very little to see 10 euros each far to much to pay its more interesting on the outside than the in. i wouldnt bother paying to go in just walk around the outside.i think the the most interesting part is rembrandt wife is... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This church is adjacent to the Red Light District and worth walking around just to experience incongruity of the place. Inside there is very little to see that is unique. The temporary exhibit was the only benefit I could find. Skip the inside unless you are into the temporary exhibit.

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Dublin, Ireland
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

We visited the Oude Kerk in early March and although it is a magnificent building I must say that we were disappointed by the Tony Oursler 'Art' installation, that continued to shoot video images of people onto the ceilings and walls of thei fine building. As well as the video there were voices which ruined the atmosphere of the building.... More 

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