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Address: Singel 448, 1017 AV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020 623 19 23
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Description: Neo-gothic church from the 19th century, with a history that goes back to...
Neo-gothic church from the 19th century, with a history that goes back to the 17thcentury era when the catholic was underground in the Netherlands.
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Beautiful Church, Go Here for Mass

We attended the 5:15pm Mass on Saturday for Palm Sunday. What a beautiful experience! The palms they handed out were very different than the palms we typically receive in the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2015
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Fremont, Nebraska
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Fremont, Nebraska
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20 reviews 20 reviews
12 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015 via mobile

We attended the 5:15pm Mass on Saturday for Palm Sunday. What a beautiful experience! The palms they handed out were very different than the palms we typically receive in the United States. They also did a procession that we participated in, which is also different that our experiences in the United States. The church itself is very beautiful and worth... More 

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Basel, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

A really colorful church! I was amazed with it! Really worth a visit, for me. A Catholic Church, from the XIX century, in Neogotic style, dedicated to S. Francisco de Xavier. Before, it was a hidden church, until the freedom of religion for Catholics was introduced again. It was amplified and now it's a magnificent church!

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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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254 helpful votes 254 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

A beautiful Catholic church in a strongly Protestant country. Not "worth a trip," but if you are in the Koningsplein/Bloemenmarkt area, it is worth a detour.

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Amsterdam
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261 attraction reviews
147 helpful votes 147 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

Yes, that is what you gonna say when are in this church, sooooo colourfull. Two, three times a week I always see this church from the tram for years and I never think to take a look inside. Until I walked nearby and finally I decided to go inside. It is open for public. I won't say anything else. Just... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stumbled across this church whilst walking around Amsterdam, we were drawn to the twin pointed towers, when we arrived and walked in we were stunned by the size of the church, it is huge but equally stunned by the amazing architecture all around the church. The church was built in 1883, the colourful stained glass windows are mesmorizing too,... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2011

A jewel box of a church. Beautiful stained glass windows, luminous wooden pews, confessional boxes, golden and sparkly, and most of all, colorfully painted walls. Free, and free audio tour available. A working Roman Catholic church. I am soooo glad that we happened to be staying near by, and wandered in. We spent at least an hour and a half... More 

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