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Cathedral of Saint Bavo

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The Cathedral Basilica of St. Bavo (New Bavo) was designed by J.Th. Cuypers and built in the period from 1895 to 1930. The Cathedral Basilica is based on the classic form of a three-aisled basilica with chapels along the aisles and chapels along the...more
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Leidsevaart 146, 2014 HE Haarlem, The Netherlands
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Reviewed November 18, 2014

Always nice to visit your own city and har5lem remains incredible in that. Great Church we went for the organ playing

Thank Denis C
Reviewed October 24, 2014

We arrived an hour before the 7pm mass, so we had time to walk around the church. There is an exhibit of ancient chasubles (decorated capes) some of which date back to about 600AD. The Saturday night mass is held in the chapel and not...More

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Reviewed September 28, 2014

Lovely cathedral with lots of interest inside. Beautiful windows and lots of information for tourists

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Reviewed September 16, 2014

We visited this Cathedral and were amazed. Minimal entrance fee for a great attraction. The organ is very large and there were many very interesting things to see. Beautiful stained glass and ornate wood working. Definitely a must see when in Haarlem!

Thank Stanley V
Reviewed September 16, 2014

The organ and the stained glasses are amazing. I've visited the Cathedral in the open dag (open day that the entrance is for free), but I believe that if you are in Haarlem, getting inside is a must go.

Thank Entretulipas
Reviewed September 8, 2014

Awesome inside and out. A must do. While visiting, we were lucky enough to hear the organ being played, which gave it an extra dimension. Very original church with few roped off areas. Very friendly and helpful staff at entrance area.

Thank Barbara O
Reviewed August 28, 2014

Handel played here! Amazing church. If you are lucky to hear the magnificent organ being played, you will be awed. We happened to be there one afternoon when the organist was rehearsing. WOW!

Thank CathandDave
Reviewed August 26, 2014

A small fee of €2.50 - less than you'll pay for a cup of coffee - will get you entrance to this amazing building and it's worth every cent. We popped in because it was raining and spent about an hour just wandering around. There's...More

Thank Koshkha
Reviewed August 18, 2014

Historic site in the heart of Haarlem. Discover the old streets and quaint small ages old houses. Try a canal tour!

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Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

our entrance was free; a very kind woman from the visitor's centre gave us a warm welcome and equipped us with information-flyers.

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