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Grote Kerk

Marktstraat 13, 1411 CX Naarden, The Netherlands
+31 35 694 9873
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Mattheus passion concert visit

The church is beautiful, good acoustics, but the concert was extremely boring, even 1st rank seats... read more

Reviewed March 29, 2018
ekholland27
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Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Wonderful 16th C painted ceiling

Glorious church started in mid 1300s. Absolutely stunning painted wooden ceiling from 1500s... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2017
Jonmun
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Buffalo, New York
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Marktstraat 13, 1411 CX Naarden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed March 29, 2018 via mobile

The church is beautiful, good acoustics, but the concert was extremely boring, even 1st rank seats were not good

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Reviewed December 17, 2017 via mobile

Glorious church started in mid 1300s. Absolutely stunning painted wooden ceiling from 1500s. Really enjoyed the experience

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Reviewed November 29, 2017 via mobile

Historical Church built >1350, very well maintained. Located in a fortified city of Naarden. > 1510 a wooden ceiling depicting the scenes of the New & Old Testament was added.

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Reviewed September 9, 2017

Mid morning we started out and heard music from the church. An organist and trumpet player were rehearsing for a concert in 2 days and we were able to hear bits of a Bach concerto that sent our hearts soaring. The women who manned the...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2017

The ceiling of this church is adorned with the most amazing murals. They usually have mirrors to help you view in detail without having to strain your neck. When you've finished being amazed by the ceiling, take a look at the stones on the floor....More

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Reviewed March 8, 2017 via mobile

Outside quite a regular church in a very nice little town inside offers really impressive views. Worth seeing!

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Reviewed July 25, 2016

This church has a restored wooden ceiling with very nice paintings. Sit down and use a mirror to study the colorful paintings without getting neck pain. It is also possible to visit the tower, which gives a great view of the fortress of Naarden.

Thank Rob R
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Reviewed June 4, 2016

Famous for its annual Matthäus Passion is this monumental big town church which history goes back to 1350 when the first church was built, enlarged in 1455. Its wooden ceiling is covered by the most amazing paintings. It is great to climb the tower and...More

Thank AnnemiekHoogenboom
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Reviewed September 18, 2015 via mobile

The highlight of this church is the wooden ceiling. It is stained rather than painted. Bring binoculars. After exploring this treat, now look down at the floor tombstones.

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Reviewed September 14, 2015

Situated in the historical centre of Naarden, this church is well worth a visit. Walk around it and leet your kids find and count the old cannonballs still lodged in the walls. And there are a few as well lodged in the inside walls. probably...More

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