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Wonderful climb with a nice view on the city

The church organised this climb to raise money for repairs. It was a amazing idea. We went up by... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Héloïse P
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Once of a lifetime

Went there after reading about it in the local magazine. You can either take the stairs or the... read more

Reviewed 9 August 2017
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The church organised this climb to raise money for repairs. It was a amazing idea. We went up by the stairs and had a wonderful view on the city. We could also admire the art work that is the cathedral. I hope they will organise...More

Thank Héloïse P
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went there after reading about it in the local magazine. You can either take the stairs or the elevator up to the platform and then you can start the walk around the top of the church (still a couple of stairs). It's funny to see...More

1  Thank Jer0en_P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Last year they organised a climb to the roof of this cathedral to look at the outside part and to admire the wonderful view of the city. . As a joke they gave one of the statues a smartphone in his hands to prove that...More

1  Thank wimpie10
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a real glimpse into a previously unknown world.The figures on the roof are magical and there is even an angel with a mobile phone. All tickets are sold out on the internet but if you go to the office at the base of...More

Thank Annievdbb
Reviewed 7 September 2016

To celebrate the Jheronimus Bosch year, St John's Cathedral (Sint Janskathedraal) in Den Bosch has erected scaffolding to allow visitors an up-close look at the gargoyles and the flying buttresses of the cathedral. The 96 medieval gargoyles were added as "weight" to the flying buttresses...More

1  Thank vballfamily
Reviewed 26 August 2016

THis is a unique opportunity to see the statuettes from close by . IF you bring your camera use the Tele lens to zoom in on as much detailing as you can. Amazing humorous expressions and detailing. ALso the " roof scape" of the town...More

Thank HannieP4
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I loved seeing the statues up close and the views of Den Bosch were amazing. As this is only available for a few more months, I would urge you to go and book your tickets now. It was well visited, interesting, brief background information from...More

Thank IngridJaneEyre
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Next to the st Johns Cathedral you can take the stairs for a walk in the gutters. Up there you can take a close view at the statues which decorate the arches. When walking around one can also enjoy a panoramic view on the skylines...More

Thank GeertGK
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After a doable climb you get a double good view. The statues on the roof of the St.Jan cathedral, as close as you'll ever get and of Den Bosch and surroundings. For those who can't manage the safe stairs, there is an elevator

Thank Janet W
Reviewed 25 July 2016

To celebrate the Jheronimus Bosch year, there are several activities around town. One of them is "a wonderous climb". You walk around the roof of the largest gothic cathedral of the Netherlands. The outside of the cathedral is supported by supportbeams. And on those beams...More

Thank Nick V
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Daniel D
22 February 2017|
Response from IngridJaneEyre | Reviewed this property |
No, I am afraid it closed at the end of October 2016. No plans to reopen.