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Pieterskerk

Pieterskerkhof 1a | Kloksteeg 16, 2311 SL, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 4319
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Was a Church!

There isn't a whole lot to see here, it was a church but is not anymore. We couldn't find the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Venusalberta33
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Alberta, Canada
The church of the pilgrim fathers

The first chapel was dedicated to apostle Peter - thus the name. Since the first chapel in 1121 the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
beachstone2c
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Helsinki, Finland
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Pieterskerkhof 1a | Kloksteeg 16, 2311 SL, Leiden, The Netherlands
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+31 71 512 4319
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Reviewed 6 days ago

There isn't a whole lot to see here, it was a church but is not anymore. We couldn't find the entrance and realized it was through the café. They use the' monument' for functions which they were preparing for the day we came. The numbered...More

Thank Venusalberta33
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The first chapel was dedicated to apostle Peter - thus the name. Since the first chapel in 1121 the site has gone through series of demolishing and rebuilding ending up with the current shape and form. There is an interesting history behind the Pilgrims of...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is the usual setting for concerts, cultural events, dinners, banquets, presentations, exhibitions and many more. It is an impressive historic site for a venue of an intimate dinner to conferences up to a considerably large number of guests. The cafe was our entrance to...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It's a bit interesting as this was built in stages doo is a mix of different materials. It's not a very ornate church, which is explained in the info (available in different languages). I was a bit miffed at having to pay an extra 3...More

Thank snowpingu
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this beautiful church. It has a lot of history including being the place of worship for the Pilgrim Fathers. The entry cost of three euros is reasonable especially when you consider there is no other revenue stream for the building....More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

You enter the church through the cafe. It cost 3 euro each to go inside which I don't like paying to go into a church but this is no longer and actual church and more a monument which needs money to be cared for. When...More

Thank Leeanne G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

This cathedral is massive and spreads out over a large city block in a horizontal direction. Looks great from the outside. Unlike other cathedrals, this one did not seem very inviting so I did not go inside.

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

Awesome. Church dates back 1000 years. From here the Pilgrims left for America. Thanksgiving derives from an autumn feast here. The painter Jan Steen is buried here. Organ dates from the 17th century. The interior space is massive. A must see.

1  Thank Constant_Discovery
Reviewed 1 July 2017

Stopped by here around lunchtime. Nice church, it does seem different when all of the pews are removed. Good information provided about the Pilgrims and also about the changes that occurred during the Reformation.

Thank PKPollard
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Having paid to go in and finding the Webster University Graduation Ceremony being set up we wondered how it could be done in front of the alter - then we found a chart that said the building was handed over in 1976 to be a...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
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