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“A Must See!” 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 #2 of 14 attractions in Haarlem
Type: Churches/ Cathedrals
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64 reviews 64 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
“A Must See!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

This cathedral is a beautiful piece of history along with being a gorgeous piece of architecture in the most historic part of town. Take time to look around as well as to go listen to an organ concert. The docents are wonderful and will gladly share with you their knowledge of the old church and its history.

Visited August 2013
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Crete, Greece
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“Really great place”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

It is a really great place. We visit it with my wife and my children (3)
Great for photography also.
I am very impressed with the details that you can see inside that church. Specially the organ.
Its a have to visit place for sure.

Visited January 2013
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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
20 helpful votes 20 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
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“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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