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NG Kerk Swellendam

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Holy Holy.....

Be still and know that this is a place of worship. There is an amazing holy presence when you sit... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
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Mid-morning stop of breathtaking proportion.

We were travelling from Wilderness to get to Hermanus and decided to break the journey for coffee... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
Bristol, United Kingdom
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An extremely popular and impressive stop for global visitors with a permanent exhibition and a rich history. Unique architectural mix in SA.
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c/o Voortrekker Str & Church Street, Swellendam 6740, South Africa
+27 28 514 1225
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All reviews beautiful church photo opportunity walk around western cape garden route worth a visit architecture grave worship town dutch history presence
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the outside, you already see that this church is extremely well maintained. On the inside, you will see the sitting benches in a round shape making going to church a sort of event with family and friends.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank IDoLoveFood
Reviewed November 5, 2018 via mobile

Be still and know that this is a place of worship. There is an amazing holy presence when you sit and meditate in the tranquility of the environment.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MarieTomlinsonT
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We were travelling from Wilderness to get to Hermanus and decided to break the journey for coffee and cake and to look at this historical church in Swellendam. Plenty of easy and safe parking on the main street, we visited the wonderful Ikigai coffee bar...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed October 15, 2018

We were visiting family in Swellendam and had the pleasure to attend the christening of two babies in this church. What a wonderful experience ! This building is old but absolute beautiful , the atmosphere, the people and the service definitely a memory forever...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Suzette2406
Reviewed October 12, 2018

the entrance fee is 10/pp but it was nothing special to see from inside . from outside it was really beautiful !

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank GlobeTrotting823815
Reviewed September 1, 2018

Swellendam is rich in history and this beautiful church is just one of the stunning old buildings you can visit. The Gardens around the church are rich with history as well.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Johanniev
Reviewed August 30, 2018

A really beautiful church. Especially if you remember it was built more that 100 years ago. Walk through the garden among the graves and if you are very lucky you can hear the great organ.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank hanlikemp
Reviewed August 13, 2018

It's a nice church but don't expect something spectacular on the inside. It's well maintained and that's it.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank harold_vrieling
Reviewed August 12, 2018

South African churches are nothing like the amazing ones in Europe, but it still has a certain appeal. This one is just stunning and a dominant presence here in Swellendam - the third oldest town in South Africa

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank meyer-els
Reviewed June 18, 2018

Nice to look at, rich in history. Inside - acoustics are terrible, one cannot hear anything being said by the minister.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shinel j
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