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“On the main Square and well worth a vist” 4 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 #1 of 14 Attractions in Haarlem
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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Newton Stewart, Scotland, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
14 attraction reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
“On the main Square and well worth a vist”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

If you like organ music check out the concert dates but it is possible to have a look round the building entry at the side through a small gift shop

Visited August 2013
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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
“Worth a Stop”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013

Beautiful Stain Glass Windows and the whole floor is made of tombstones from the city members long past.

Visited June 2013
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Williams Lake, Canada
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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“impressive construction”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

This cathedral is really impressive, keeping in mind that it so old. The organ is beautiful and sounds impressive. The atmosphere is pure and make you think of forever gods and transient humans. This objective is a "have to visit" if you go to Haarlem.

Visited June 2013
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Den Haag
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24 attraction reviews
Reviews in 21 cities Reviews in 21 cities
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
“A large dollop of beautiful”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

The cathedral is really magnificent. The big organ is very impressive, The wooden ceiling is a pleasure to behold. This church comes with a bit of science. Foucaults pendulum is set up here. And on some saturdays it is used. The saturdays in december will all have the pendulum aswinging

Visited July 2013
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Kennesaw, Georgia
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“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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