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Beautiful old church

Do stop in when you are in Stellenbosch. The building is truly lovely, historic (take in the short... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
Terri A
Fairfax, Virginia
A must for a visit in Stellenbosch

A typical Reform Church, the preacher in the center of the service to talk about was god´s words... read more

Reviewed November 29, 2018
Karlsruhe, Germany
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Do stop in when you are in Stellenbosch. The building is truly lovely, historic (take in the short video) and peaceful. The woodwork of local woods and the stained glass windows are unique and the cemetery surrounding the church is definitely worth a stroll. We...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 29, 2018

A typical Reform Church, the preacher in the center of the service to talk about was god´s words will tell people an architecture like that inside. Outside the church iOS a dream in the sun. The blue glass of the windows in the white building

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 31, 2018

Beautiful architecture, the church typifies the grand style of the past, the history of the first people that settled here. The beautiful arching seating inside, spotlessly clean and elegant, definitely worth an hour to float around. Situated at the top of church street.

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 17, 2018 via mobile

Came across this by chance and found it most charging. Am intriguing design. You enter by a rear corner and find that the pews radiate/face towards a front central pulpit. No altar At the back is a small museum with a video intro available in...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

We were strolling a little bit in Stellenbosch when we faced this nice church. It was a pity that was closed, but in the outskirts of the place was very nice.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

such elegance and simplicity. An island of tranquillity. Just wish the church council would appoint a few permanent staff to enable the church to stay open in the afternoons too. I appreciate the voluntary work done by residents of the seniors home, but it is...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed May 6, 2018

Our friends were recently married in "The Mother Church". It is a beautiful historical building to look at from the street, and lovely inside as well. The gardens are currently in a slightly sad state with the ongoing drought, but still struggling on. If you...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed March 16, 2018 via mobile

This is truly a masterpiece. The Church creates an atmosphere of time by gone. The building is beautiful preserved and still used for Church services.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank clintonc536
Reviewed February 26, 2018

Beautiful white coloured building in the old area of the town. The church dates from 1735 though not completed till 1863 by a German architect. If possible try to listen to one of the church volunteer guides - unfortunately none were free when we were...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank westeam
Reviewed February 13, 2018

This church is very impressive, outside as well as outside. Plaid a big role in the history of the Dutch people.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Response from TravelbugMLA | Reviewed this property |
Hi I am not sure. Most areas in Stellenbosch has WISH internet available. I hope this helps.