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Grote Kerk

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Address: Lange Geldersekade 2, 3311 CJ Dordrecht, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 78 614 4660
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Sat 13:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

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big church that serves as a landmark for Dordrecht

You can see this church from almost all around Dordrecht. The tower is interesting, it has four clock faces but not a real spire in the middle of it.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Breukelen Ut
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634 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see this church from almost all around Dordrecht. The tower is interesting, it has four clock faces but not a real spire in the middle of it.

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Lviv
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2016

If you are a fan of tower climbing, then you must not skip this one. Magnificient tower and super cheap tickets.

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

We made a bicycle tour in the historic part of Dordrecht.During this tour we visite the Grote kerk well known as the "Dordse Dom" This big Church was build in de dark ages and is really amazing insite as well outsite. If you visite Dordrecht you truly must visit this Church.

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Warsaw, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

When in Dordrecht take a trip up the stairs of this great tower and take in the amazing views from the top!

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016

We visit Dordrecht because it was well known as an old nice city of The Netherlands and we were not disappointed. unfortunately, it was late for a longer visit but definitely we are repeating the visit to this city.

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The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Lovely church and we were just in time to hear the organ play! Lucky us. There are plenty of volunteers to tell you about the history and lots of explanations in dutch too. Nice peaceful place

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

On a rainy Tuesday this was a great find in Dordrecht. Imposing riverside location. Friendly and welcoming staff. Free entry but €1 guide leaflet in English if required - though very informative. Toilets inside were also very clean and handy on a city tour. Highlights inside were the stained glass windows, separate chapels and organ. A super find!

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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

The "Big church" of Dordrecht is absolutely beautifull. Once inside you will notice the immense ancient architecture and stunning decorations. And the best thing: entrance is free! Donation to the church is appreciated though, just chuck a few euros in the treasure chest near the entrance. Climbing the tower costs a wobbling 1 euro (yes really, just one;). The spiral... More 

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Rustington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

This is all about two of my favourite subjects in the Netherlands and Central Europe. Firstly the city of Dordrecht in the province of South Holland which claims to be the oldest Dutch city with the Grote Kerk which has claims to be the oldest Cathedral. Secondly the River Maas which rises in France and flows east and north for... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016

A church on a gargantuan scale. Lovely old place with some of the rather plastic deformation of structures typical of the town. Tower is quaint or bizarre according to taste. Very welcoming with interesting displays inside.

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