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De Oude Kerk

Oudekerksplein 23, 1012 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 625 8284
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The Oude Kerk is the oldest building in Amsterdam and is located in the famous historic centre of Amsterdam; the red light district. The Oude Kerk creates in its programs connections between heritage and art, past and present, and provides opportunity for contemplation and wonder. The church shows art projects that fit the cultural and historical value of the Oude Kerk and which strengthen the current art supply. The old church works extensively with national and international partners.
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  • Very good35%
  • Average28%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible4%
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Oudekerksplein 23, 1012 GX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
+31 20 625 8284
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Reviewed October 13, 2015

This old church was lovely to walk through and enjoy the amazing architecture inside along with artwork and sculptures inside.

Thank Noreen K
Reviewed October 3, 2015 via mobile

The church is huge and worth seeing. It was the only church I visited in Amsterdam but was different then European ones in general. Has a different feel about it, too. Added bonus was a temporary photo gallery there on gay scene which was interesting...More

Thank galopujacarozkosz
Reviewed October 2, 2015

Cavernous church with many beautiful details all around you......the stained glass above, the engraved gravestones below, the vaulted ceiling above, etc. Rembrandt's wife is buried here, so look for her grave. There are also interesting art installations that often seem incongruous with the church setting....More

Thank MissLemondrop
Reviewed September 26, 2015

The church is interesting, and worth a see both for itself and the interesting shops. This is one of the older parts of Amsterdam, and is a fascinating insight to the development of the city from almost every point of view. Nice chocolate shop in...More

Thank Grahame B
Reviewed September 21, 2015

See this inside if you have time. Like all churches, it is filled with small delights. Not really necessary if you pressed for time though, nothing special :) See pics attached.

Thank adz_702
Reviewed September 14, 2015

Interesting protestant church in Amsterdam. The old look and feel transports you to another era. Worth a look if you have time.

Thank scraja
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Not really worth spending time inside the church. It's empty and there's nothing much to see. Was disappointed

Thank Rhea N
Reviewed September 5, 2015 via mobile

This historic building was absolutely nothing special, nothing grabbed my attention except for the price (beware there is an entrance fee & then an additional fee if you want to go up the towers). This is the church in the middle of the red light...More

2  Thank AdventureSheSaid
Reviewed September 4, 2015

I found the organ to be absolutely stunning. An overall impressive building, perfect for a quick visit you happen to be nearby.

Thank 716mls
Reviewed September 2, 2015

This old church is located in the present main red-light district of Amsterdam and was consecrated in 1306 with Saint Nicholas as its patron saint. Much of the catholic church was looted and defaced around 1566 and taken over by the Calvinist after the Reformation...More

Thank T-Bird1974
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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Response from craigluscar | Reviewed this property |
Every hour I am not sure if it rings the quarters
May 6, 2017|
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Response from oudekerkamsterdam | Property representative |
Dear Lisa, The Oude Kerk has two types of tickets: 1 during exhibition periods (10,- full price) and one during the install/de-install of the exhibition (7,5 full price). There's the possibility to buy tickets online, but... More
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Response from david n | Reviewed this property |
on the Dutch version of their website it says 11.00-12.15 kerkdienst (church service) on Sundays