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Heilige Lodewijkkerk

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Catholic Church by the canal in Leiden

A beautiful church by one of the main canals in Leiden. There is a 10am mass in Dutch/Latin on... read more

Reviewed April 27, 2018
Ntrekker
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Metuchen, New Jersey
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A gilt free treasure

This is a very beautiful and simple church of great architectural status in Leiden. Leiden has so... read more

Reviewed May 28, 2017
crawfie
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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This surprisingly white Roman Catholic Church was built in 1477 for pelgrims on their way to Santiago de Compostela in Spain. Now this church is visited daily by locals and foreigners for Holy Mass with beautiful and devout liturgy. On Sunday the...more
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Steenschuur 19, 2311 ES, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed April 27, 2018 via mobile

A beautiful church by one of the main canals in Leiden. There is a 10am mass in Dutch/Latin on Sundays and a 6pm mass in English Sunday evening. Very solemn service and welcoming community. Park in a supermarket parking building across the canal since only...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed May 28, 2017

This is a very beautiful and simple church of great architectural status in Leiden. Leiden has so many beautiful buildings, but this one is special, with the lovely spire. The interior is a gilt free zone, with simple white walls and some beautifully sculptured pieces....More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 4, 2016

This is a roman-catholic fortress in a protestant city. Last time I visited the mass was completely traditional.

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed January 31, 2016

As an American/Mexican ex-pat family, we're accustomed to mass in a variety of languages, and stumbled upon this church only because we were searching for a Sunday evening mass. However, once we discovered Heilige Lodewijkkerk's English-language mass at 6 p.m. on Sundays, we kept coming...More

Date of experience: January 2016
2  Thank afbolton
Reviewed January 2, 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church and on several times Holly masses as they should be. Also a nice location for shopping or lunch/dinner. Great and open people

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank Sam S
Reviewed December 9, 2015

Beautiful catholic church in the center of Leiden. I'm really glad I discovered it! Sundays you have the option to go to mass at 10AM, where everything is in Dutch and Latin, or you go at 6PM to the English mass. This is when I...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank JSvHL
Reviewed December 8, 2015

There are not many options around for a catholic mass in English, but this charming little church offers one every Sunday at 6 PM. The Sunday morning mass is in Latin, which might seem intimidating, but I noticed many families with small children attending. Probably...More

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank brienanni
Reviewed December 8, 2015

This Church is beautiful not only structurally, but also the people who compose this church. A warm and welcoming community. I felt right at home almost instantly. The Spirit of Christ shines through these wonderful people!

Date of experience: September 2015
3  Thank KenyanBelle
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