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“Must See in Haarlem!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Cathedral of Sint Bavo

Cathedral of Sint Bavo
Leidsevaart 146, 2014 HE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Ranked #4 of 32 things to do in Haarlem
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Must See in Haarlem!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2013

We arrived and the church had just closed for tours, but they invited us back for a free organ concert that night. This organ had been played on by Mozart and Handel. Beautiful! Inspiring!

Visited July 2013
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Kintnersville, Pennsylvania
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“Incredible organ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

This church sits on the main square and has one of the largest organs in the world which 10-year old Mozart played on. The pamphlet (available in a variety of languages) is extremely helpful for a self-guided tour. This church is well worth seeing on your visit to Haarlem.

Visited July 2013
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East Lansing, Michigan
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“Nice church, great organ”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

Nice church to walk around in. If the organ is in use it is totally worth stopping for a listen. I would highly recommend reading Rick Steves book about the various aspects of the church. Without the Rick Steves book, I would only give this church 4 stars.

Visited June 2013
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Huntersville, North Carolina
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“Gorgeous Church”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

We went inside this old church and were amazed by the history, the details, the crypts in the floors. Absolutely worth seeing!

Visited May 2013
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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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“Beautiful catherdral, one of a kind”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

The nice mixture of architectural styles with especially accents from Islamic art make this church well worth the walk. You’ll be pleasantly surprised. The outside is also quite stunning.

Visited October 2012
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