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When you are in 's-Hertogenbosch and they organise the climb, go there! It is an amazing experience... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2018
Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands
Wonderful climb with a nice view on the city

The church organised this climb to raise money for repairs. It was a amazing idea. We went up by... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Den Bosch, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 December 2018

When you are in 's-Hertogenbosch and they organise the climb, go there! It is an amazing experience after climbing the stairs. Not only the view of the city from above, but also the amazing creatures on the roof!

Date of experience: January 2018
1  Thank obbonga
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

The church organised this climb to raise money for repairs. It was a amazing idea. We went up by the stairs and had a wonderful view on the city. We could also admire the art work that is the cathedral. I hope they will organise...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank helo85
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Went there after reading about it in the local magazine. You can either take the stairs or the elevator up to the platform and then you can start the walk around the top of the church (still a couple of stairs). It's funny to see...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Jer0en_P
Reviewed 13 May 2017

Last year they organised a climb to the roof of this cathedral to look at the outside part and to admire the wonderful view of the city. . As a joke they gave one of the statues a smartphone in his hands to prove that...More

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank wimpie10
Reviewed 13 September 2016

This is a real glimpse into a previously unknown world.The figures on the roof are magical and there is even an angel with a mobile phone. All tickets are sold out on the internet but if you go to the office at the base of...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Annievdbb
Reviewed 7 September 2016

To celebrate the Jheronimus Bosch year, St John's Cathedral (Sint Janskathedraal) in Den Bosch has erected scaffolding to allow visitors an up-close look at the gargoyles and the flying buttresses of the cathedral. The 96 medieval gargoyles were added as "weight" to the flying buttresses...More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank vballfamily
Reviewed 26 August 2016

THis is a unique opportunity to see the statuettes from close by . IF you bring your camera use the Tele lens to zoom in on as much detailing as you can. Amazing humorous expressions and detailing. ALso the " roof scape" of the town...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank HannieP4
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I loved seeing the statues up close and the views of Den Bosch were amazing. As this is only available for a few more months, I would urge you to go and book your tickets now. It was well visited, interesting, brief background information from...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank IngridJaneEyre
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Next to the st Johns Cathedral you can take the stairs for a walk in the gutters. Up there you can take a close view at the statues which decorate the arches. When walking around one can also enjoy a panoramic view on the skylines...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank GeertGK
Reviewed 25 July 2016

After a doable climb you get a double good view. The statues on the roof of the St.Jan cathedral, as close as you'll ever get and of Den Bosch and surroundings. For those who can't manage the safe stairs, there is an elevator

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Janet W
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16 February 2019|
Response from obbonga | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, no it was open in 2016 and there are rumours that it will open again, but nobody knows for sure.
Daniel D
22 February 2017|
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Response from obbonga | Reviewed this property |
It is closed indeed. People are still reviewing it, because it was a marvellous thing and Tripadvisor is pestering us to write more reviews!