Worth a visit to see the stained glass windows which are amazing. Good visitor audio system in different languages.
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The cathedrals in Europe are truly amazing and even 'small towns' have massive cathedrals that have taken centuries to build and modify. The windows in this church are truly impressive. I always end up taking lots of photos that I never develop as they don't...More
The windows of the church are rightly famous. Two windows are more than 20 meters tall! Great craftsmanship! The organ is beautiful as well. Take your time and savour the beauty and the peace and quite. The audio tour helps understanding the stories told in...More
After spending quite a bit of time walking around the church trying to find the entrance on Sunday afternoon we left, frustrated. The church was closed. However two of the people in our small group happened into it later in the afternoon during a service....More
We visited Gouda for the day. It's a nice little city with a beautiful central plaza in front of a very historic and beautiful city hall. There is a substantial commercial area. Yes, there is plenty of the cheese named for the town. We toured...More
Being one of the longest church in the Netherlands, this one definitely has to be visited! Located a bit tricky, you can't take a picture of it from outside in full sizes. Getting into it will take you centuries back, telling you stories of the...More
I walked in the door and found that it costs 6 Euros to go into the church. I walked out again. You can see some of the stained glass windows from the gift shop. In principle, I do not pay to go into churches.
This is the longest church in the Netherlands = 123 meters or over 403 feet! Was onThey had to build long because the sandy soil so close to the water wouldn't support a tall vertical edifice. The church was started in 1280 but the present...More