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Jun 8, 2019
“Old church ”
Aug 1, 2018
“Waste of money, ridiculous artist installation ”
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Reviewed June 8, 2019 via mobile

This old church sits right in the middle of the red light district. It’s a nice church. The tower is high and makes for good pictures. And there is some space around it to rest and the rest of the area is pretty crowded.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2018 via mobile

A waste of 10 euros! Currently there is an artist installation in which all the windows, including the stained glass ones, are covered in red cellophane type material so the entire inside is red tinted! I couldn’t even read the information pamphlet without a flashlight....More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed February 14, 2018

Oudekerkstoren is a beautifully tall church tower that that dates back to the thirteenth century. The tower was raised in the sixteenth century and stands out as you wander in the vicinity.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed September 26, 2017

It has been a nice stroll along the Oudekerkplein seeing the church but the tower was worth the stop. The passage to the tower was not opened when we were there, they said it could be on a Saturday of the month we were around....More

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2017

You need to have good knies to climb this tower. For € 7,50, you will enjoy the view of the city centre of Amsterdam when it's not cloudy.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed April 19, 2017 via mobile

The church is being maintained by dedicated society, preventing it from fading away completely. Tower and building still look great from outside. Landmark structure sitting astride the borderline between regular Amsterdam and the Red Light District.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank ClogsPL
Reviewed October 31, 2016

Oudekerkstoren at Oude Kerk is one of the cities historical church towers that is nice to see when sightseeing around Amsterdam. Originally built in the 13th century as part of the medieval wooden church, the tower was enlarged and given a more decorative appearance during...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank BradJill
Reviewed July 27, 2016

The Old Church that has lost its utility and glory. Stripped almost bare, the interior is nothing to reflect what the Church used to be. The only saving grace is the Bell Tower's historical significance. Definitely not worth the entrance fee.

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Benny053
Reviewed March 12, 2016

The Oude Kerk's bell tower.High,with nice architecture.Unfortunately for me,it's not opened for visitors all year round and at the time of my visit it was closed.According to the lady from front desk it is opened only starting from April.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank zuv
Reviewed February 6, 2016

This historic church steeple was erected during Amsterdam's heyday--the mid-1600's-- and can be seen from almost anywhere in this area. The church itself is rather plain, as most Dutch Reformed Churches are. There is no need for a specific trip there because sooner or later...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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