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Address: Parade 16, 5211 KL Den Bosch, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 0900/112-23-34
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Stunning gothic architecture

St. John's is a Roman Catholic Cathedral right in the center of Den Bosch. I believe this may be the best example of gothic architecture in the Netherlands. It's free but please... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Marge G
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

St. John's is a Roman Catholic Cathedral right in the center of Den Bosch. I believe this may be the best example of gothic architecture in the Netherlands. It's free but please be respectful. Men: take off your hats. Women: cover your shoulders. Outside, there are shops & a nice café right next door. Just about everyone in the Netherlands... More 

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Carlsbad, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome gothic structure amazing detail and size. Elevator takes you to high above to walk around the walkways around the building to see 100's of carvings of gargoyles statues towers etc

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Thank Gekmeisje
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you visit the city don't forget to visit the cathedral: it is nice and you can see a gothic architecture with interestings views outside (with many statues and tipycal architectural elements of gothic style) and inside (with very high structures, nice windows, ...). It is a nice cathedral.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful, light cathedral with a really lovely feel to it. Steeped in history but not over-powering. We were lucky enough to get tickets to go up and look on the roof at the amazing stone figures. We loved it AND there is even an angel on a mobile phone.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting interior with many beautiful statues and pictures, just a short walk from the town centre and worth a visit

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Breukelen Ut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saint John's Cathedral is THE landmark monumental building of Den Bosch aka 's-Hertogenbosch. It is of an overwhelming beauty, inside and out. When the sun throws colorful light on the stone floor tiles (shining through the stained glass windows), it is like a work of art. Never the same. This building deserves your visit and will not disappoint you!

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Bloomfield Hills, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you just wish to tour the inside of the Gothic cathedral, that is free and spectacular. The lighting in the church is uncommonly good and allows you to really appreciate the cathedral's majesty. The wood work detail is intricate and beautiful, as is the ceiling. The stained glass is of a period where the faces have good expressions. Visiting... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great columns and arches make this a fantastic building to snuggle away for 20/30 min to let life pass you by and contemplate if you want to!

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've seen and visited many cathedrals but I must say this one is really special...statues, glass-windows are wonderful but what surprised me was the light inside the building, which is not so common in gothic churches. Really beautiful!

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Absolutely THE attraction to visit in Den Bosch. Architecture impressive. Also a great view from the upper areas.

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