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Interesting. Largest church in northern Netherlands. Roof and vault accesible by (temporary) scaffolding.

Visit church. Rooftop and vault accesible by scaffolding. Stunning views. Typical northern Dutch... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Five hundred year anniversary

Beautiful acoustics in this church. We heard a concert where both organs were played. This year is... read more

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Koorstraat 2, 1811 GP Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visit church. Rooftop and vault accesible by scaffolding. Stunning views. Typical northern Dutch church.

Thank Main90
Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful acoustics in this church. We heard a concert where both organs were played. This year is the 500 year anniversary. We made a climb up the scaffolding that was erected to provide access to the bell tower and the wonderful ceiling painting of the...More

Thank BilboToo
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We climbed the incredible scaffolding erected, not as a tourist trap as stated by someone, but to celebrate the 500 year anniversary of the church. It gave a once in a lifetime opportunity to walk on the roof of the church and have a close...More

Thank David P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful Churchill without lots of history , historicus organisatie, and culturele activiteiten. Also concerts there.

Thank Christine D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful old church. Friends arranged tickets to "Klim near de hemel" or " a climb to heaven", a play on words. To celebrate the church's 500 year jubilee a huge metal scaffold was erected outside. A little more than half way up a window was...More

Thank HCovik
Reviewed September 4, 2018

If you visit the Stedelijk Museum, cross the square and pay a visit to the church. If you're not afraid of heights, you can also climb the outside.

Thank Tom V
Reviewed August 29, 2018

Till 8 octobre you can visit this church ceiling, and the outside! Beautiful vieuw over Alkmaar. Till the seaside and the Ijsselmeer. Now or never.

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Reviewed July 27, 2018

The church is 50 year old now (2018), it offers the option to climb to the top now. Halfway you can get an explanation about the painting The Last Judgement (Het Laatste Oordeel)

Thank WimJAR
Reviewed July 15, 2018

The interior of "Grote Kerk Almaar"can be visited free of charge.The price to climb to the roof called"De Klim naar de Hemel"is 9,50euro and to see the St.Lawrence Altarpiece there is also an admission fee.Both the altarpiece and the climb are available until 7 october...More

Thank bas k
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Celebrating 500 years a scaffold has been erected allowing visitors to climb up to the carrillion and go into the roof to see the amazing painted timber boarding. Excellent and interesting, well interpreted with viewing points and a video presentation. Not for those with a...More

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