Grote Kerk
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David R
Oxford, UK10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2022
The knowledge of our guide, Rowdy, was fantastic and very amiable. He was able to answer all questions and switch effortlessly between languages to suit the group. We had wonderful views over the city. Rowdy pointed out all the main buildings, gave explanations and provided a history of The Hague alongside.
Beautiful church with a fascinating history of bells and clock mechanism.
I've lived here for three years and it was one of the best things I've done since arriving here.
Written October 21, 2022
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Denise
Graz, Austria13 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2021 • Solo
The guided tour costs like 7€ and it is definitely worth it.
So interesting - (for everyone! Doesn’t matter your religious status!)
It was so much fun. You learn something (church, tha Hague, etc…) and of course you have a good view on the top.
The tourguide was really well known. He did explain everything nicely.
Overall a really good thing to do while you are in The Hague.
Written August 29, 2021
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Antonljs
Wassenaar, The Netherlands150 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Sep 2016 • Couples
This de-consecrated church stand in the centre of the Hague, not far from the Groote Markt. It is an impressive structure and surrounded by small pleins on various sides, but still it is hard to get a good view of the building. No longer used as a church, it can now be hired for events. It normally seems to be locked and I have never managed to get in side.

Take a walk by if you are in the vicinity, But I wouldn't call this a "must see" for visitors to the Hague.
Written September 29, 2016
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sharrongeg
Henderson, NV3,550 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Couples
A. Love the fact that you can view the church for free
B. Great write ups of some of the founding fathers, real Renaissance men
C. Stained glass that remains is beautiful
D. Wooden ceiling gorgeous.
E. Not as plain as some other protestant churches we have visited
...did I mention it is free to view?
Written June 11, 2015
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Klomptgoed
Lichtenvoorde, The Netherlands459 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Couples
Today we climbed the tower of The Great Church of Den Haag. Absolutely awesome! On a bright day you can see Scheveningen and Rotterdam. The guide explained all about the church and pointed out several buildings we saw around us. What a view, and those church bells are huge!
Written November 17, 2018
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Martino V
Den Haag48 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2018 • Couples
The belltower of the church is well worth a visit! Guided tours during the weekend, 280 stairs, but finally rewarded by a spectacular outlook. It's a must!
Written July 9, 2018
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Oleg Y
Belgrade, Serbia2,705 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2016 • Couples
This Grote Kerk or the Great Church, called also the Sint-Jacobskerk, is located near to Old City House. The church is the former Protestant church and one of the oldest buildings, along with the Binnenhof, in the Hague. It was built during the 14th century. The church as we see it today, was the site of many famous baptisms, like those of the members of the House of Orange. First was made out of wood, then was rebuilt, using the brick and with its hexagonal tower dominates the city center. We entered inside and have seen the beautiful interior, with the massive columns, stained high windows, altar, some notable tombs onsite. In the tower's attic are housed the church's four largest bells. Nowadays, there are some cultural events to be held within the church, like concerts and other ones.
We were very glad to visit this landmark of the Hague.
Written May 18, 2017
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bas k
Amstelveen, The Netherlands31,903 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2017 • Solo
The tower of Grote Kerk was build 1420-1424 and the there are guided tours on the church's history.The concerts are very popular but I just admired the exterior.
Written April 21, 2017
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Lee H
Reading, UK114 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2016 • Friends
This impressive structure attracts visitors. We were disappointed because when we arrived there was an exhibition in progress that restricted access. It wouldn't be so bad if it had anything to do with the church. It was about working abroad! The visit was a waste of time made worse when we found a workshop ongoing near the organ.
Written November 5, 2016
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Esther S
Delft, The Netherlands65 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2016 • Couples
The Art and Antiques Fair is held here in the fall. There are concerts and other cultural events which range across a broad area of interests.
Written October 19, 2016
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