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Beautiful Church from the Outside

From the outside it is a beautiful Church but since we were there on a Monday it was closed and we... read more

Reviewed April 24, 2018
LevonM_11
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Cary, North Carolina
Walking, I said what is this

After leaving Casino, I took a walked up to a very pretty area. Very touristy. I noticed this... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
TravelQ6492QE
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Florida
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Apr 24, 2018
“Beautiful Church from the Outside”
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“Nice from theOutside, but not open.”
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is a great metaphor (or to be exact, a synecdoche), for the island of Aruba, Pleasant from the outside, but empty. Also, it's the big non-attraction in the homely town of Oranjestad. Skip this church, skip Oranjestad, skip Aruba.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 25, 2019 via mobile

My wife and I love to visit churches in various ports and this one was quite beautiful. The organist happened to be practicing while we were there today which provided a great atmosphere. I was hoping to contact someone from the church but can only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Robert D
Reviewed January 1, 2019

We attended this church on Christmas Eve. We were warmly welcomed by the pastor before the service and were made to feel at home. We did have a hard time finding the time of the service.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed April 24, 2018

From the outside it is a beautiful Church but since we were there on a Monday it was closed and we couldn't see the inside. There is a small marker with some information about the church. We passed it on our guided walking tour of...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank LevonM_11
Reviewed February 27, 2018

After leaving Casino, I took a walked up to a very pretty area. Very touristy. I noticed this immaculate and imposing Church. Very unique architecture. It dominates the area.

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2017

You may skip a visit. It was always closed except for one hour on sunday. There is name plate outside with a brief history.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank ric40
Reviewed March 20, 2017

This church was restores around 1950 and is only used for special occassions now. Good architecture in Aruba and it is near the rear of the Renaissance Mall. Certainly worth a quick view from the outside if you pass by. The new church that replaces...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank george650000
Reviewed March 16, 2017 via mobile

A very nice looking building. Very photogenic against mostly blue skies. Worth stopping by for a picture or two if you like churches.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank williamo126
Reviewed January 16, 2017

The original Protestant Church, which has been restored, was built in 1846. It was in use until 1950. In 1988 it was restored. It is now used for special events. That church is not used for Sunday services. It is in the background of the...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Stanley K
Reviewed March 27, 2016

Service was in Dutch as this is one of the main languages of Aruba. We do not speak the language, but some songs were in English and one can follow the Dutch words to familiar hymns. The couple sitting next to me helped me through...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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