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Nieuwe Kerk

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In the middle of the Market you will find the new Church in Delft. This church dates back to 1300 and is famous for the tomb of William the silent and Royal crypt where most members of the Dutch Royal family are buried. In the Church is a scale...more
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Markt 80, 2611 GW Delft, The Netherlands
+31 15 212 3025
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Do not miss visiting the church. Long walk up stairs but deserves the view of all the town and long km. 360 degrees view.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Pabzz2019
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The New Church and its tower were a great way to spend my afternoon. Whilst climbing the 84m tower felt very precarious at times - the views were amazing and without a doubt worth it. They close the tower in bad weather, which is hardly...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank notwaltermitty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Nieuwe Kerk in Delft stands on the picturesque Markt square, opposite to the ornate Stadhuis Delft. The same ticket works for both Oude and Nieuwe Kerk. An interesting feature of these churches is the wooden ceiling (in the case of the Nieuwe Kerk I...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank igormk
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were on a guided tour in Delft and dropped into Nieuwe Kerk not knowing the history and was very impressed with the beauty and peace of the interior. Well worth the time spent to read and see the royal house of the Netherlands family...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank leedjjck
Reviewed 1 December 2018

This church is an important place in Dutch history, as the members of the royal house are buried here. You can climb the tower - but be careful, the steps are narrow and steep - and enjoy wonderful views over Delft and to Rotterdam and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Taru W
Reviewed 18 November 2018 via mobile

It was a very special athmosphere once inside. The harmonic colour scheme, the rustic walls, the wooden cieling. It all came together in a fasinating way. In addition we found, the historic information presented along a red path, interesting. A nice surprise is a free...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Siv N
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Very well put together tour inside the church. History nicely laid out for all to easily read and follow. Use of up to date IT was impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 874TomL
Reviewed 2 November 2018

Anchoring one end of the main square of Delft, the Nieuwe Kerk is only new in the sense that it was built a few hundred years after the Oude Kerk. The church is renowned largely because William of Orange (1533-1584), hero of Dutch independence, is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Mary Jo N
Reviewed 5 October 2018

The Nieuwe Kerk (New Church) is an important landmark in Dutch History. This Protestant Church is the tomb of William The Silent, the founding member of Dutch Revolution against the Spanish Empire. His descendants have been entombed here. The church has the 2nd highest clock...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank shubhadeep_dasgupta
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A nice large Dutch church with a wonderful atmosphere - and the astonishing mausoleum to William the Silent at one end! A nice place to cpend an hour or so.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Dear fwtxmomof3, Good to hear that you guys liked the free hot chocolate! The name of the restaurant is 'Bistro de Pijpenla'.
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