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Nice church, but the floor is the real attraction

If you're in Deventer, you should visit this. It's the largest church in town and you should easily... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Stefan P
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Frisco, Texas
High Ceilings

An amazing piece of architecture for sure. High roofs, mosaic art, stone floor, brick walls... read more

Reviewed 24 December 2017
aNGeL0FdEAth
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Worth visiting. Splendid building. Centre of life in the town. A large group of young ladies were receiving their degrees in the middle of the nave and there was an exhibition of architectural plans going on to one side at the same time. The crypt...More

Thank DrTomShelley
Reviewed 9 July 2018

The Lebuïnuskerk stands out in Deventer , This church can be seen from far away while approaching Deventer . It quite dominates while standing at the Ijssel . Inside one may be enchanted by the historical items and graves .

Thank Danny d
Reviewed 20 April 2018

In my travels around the world I have visited many churches. The main quality of a church is calm, serenity, reflection; if all is said and done a church is a holy place. Even in the Sistine Chapel in the Vatican, teeming with tourists, silence...More

Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed 6 January 2018

If you're in Deventer, you should visit this. It's the largest church in town and you should easily be able to find it. It's just a few minutes from the center of town. The entryway is below the tower, so aim for that and avoid...More

Thank Stefan P
Reviewed 24 December 2017

An amazing piece of architecture for sure. High roofs, mosaic art, stone floor, brick walls; everything adds up to old and majestic building. The giant organ is a masterpiece. Felt like I'm inside some other universe. A great experience.

Thank aNGeL0FdEAth
Reviewed 6 September 2017

It's a church. A pretty big church, in fact one of the biggest in the Netherlands. And it's very old, the bishop of Utrecht fled to this church when Utrecht was under siege by Vikings. It's a protestant church, so not too many statues and...More

Thank hanskaa
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The Lebuinuskerk is a big church with a big tower in the center of Deventer. The church does not have very rich interior decoration, it is rather sober.

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 28 July 2017

It's a UNESCO heritage site. And truly impressive. Regretfully we could not get it. A film was being shot inside. So we have to come back! Albert Schweitzer used to play the organ here, at the time. He visited Deventer quite often. Why? He had...More

Thank Tanja S
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We hadn't been in this church since our last trip to the town six years ago and we seemed to enter it at the other end from our previous visit. Inside people were rehearsing for a concert that evening, which added much interest. We were...More

Thank kittyginger
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

We visited the church for a lovely concert. It was really special. Wonderful church. Great acoustics. Certainly recommend a visit while a concert is on. We cannot comment on any other visit.

Thank miekeHageman
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