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New Church

Dam | Old Centre: New Side, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 638 6990
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Dam | Old Centre: New Side, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 638 6990
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were told by our guide that the churches in Amsterdam are being used for alternative events because of the lack of attendance by congregants. It's a beautiful building and worth the visit. Try and time your visit with the playing of the organ and...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The church is in the middle of Dam Square and is a beautiful building, inside and out. The World Press Tour photo journalism exhibition was on during our visit and we found this to be well worth it. The church itself is stunning; the stain...More

Thank KirstyEkua
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved the photography gallery that was located in this church. My husband enjoyed all the old features of the church itself. I think it's worth a stop

Thank Sharkalark
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Had an I Amsterdam card, which should have gotten us into the church. However, there was a photo exhibit going on so had to pay extra. Wasn't interested in the photo exhibit, just wanted to see the interior of the old church. There are wonderfully...More

Thank SFBzoo
Reviewed June 5, 2017

The church is no longer used for services but only as an exhibition and is used by local for organ recitals. There is a cafe next to the church that also has an entrance that goes into the church. There is a store that sells...More

Thank arpegiator
Reviewed June 2, 2017

This is a very big, plain church which houses exhibitions. When we went there were some striking newspaper pictures which had won awards. You have to pay a supplement to enter if you have the Amsterdam card. It is OK but not an essential site.

Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

I'm not a massive fan of this church, the exterior is quite ugly and looks to be a mish-mash of different architectural styles. Inside there was an exhibit on so we were unable to walk around most of the church for free. There is a...More

Thank Brad P
Reviewed May 18, 2017

This church has been refitted entirely for use as an exhibition space. My understanding is that it is still used for investitures and possibly on other occasions during the course of a year, but it is primarily an exhibition space. If you wish you can...More

Thank vichy
Reviewed May 18, 2017

A now-defunct 17th century church set on Dam square that is used for a wide variety of exhibitions, formal functions, as well as organ recitals. The church was built after Oude Kerk was found to be too small for the local population. It is built...More

Thank Georges P
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The church itself was nicely built of Neo-Gothic design. At the time of our visit there, the area was holding the ElGreco Pentecost exhibition. Due to time constraints, we just toured around the church and leave for other tourist spots along the canal area.

Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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