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Beautiful old church

Beautiful old church with nice interiors. It is more than 500 year old. A true landmark for the... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
mcitaly2016
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Interesting. Largest church in northern Netherlands. Roof and vault accesible by (temporary) scaffolding.

Visit church. Rooftop and vault accesible by scaffolding. Stunning views. Typical northern Dutch... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Main90
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Bergen
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Beautiful old church with nice interiors. It is more than 500 year old. A true landmark for the city.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank mcitaly2016
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Visit church. Rooftop and vault accesible by scaffolding. Stunning views. Typical northern Dutch church.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Main90
Reviewed 6 October 2018

Beautiful acoustics in this church. We heard a concert where both organs were played. This year is the 500 year anniversary. We made a climb up the scaffolding that was erected to provide access to the bell tower and the wonderful ceiling painting of the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank BilboToo
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We climbed the incredible scaffolding erected, not as a tourist trap as stated by someone, but to celebrate the 500 year anniversary of the church. It gave a once in a lifetime opportunity to walk on the roof of the church and have a close...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank David P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful Churchill without lots of history , historicus organisatie, and culturele activiteiten. Also concerts there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Hoogeveen
Reviewed 20 September 2018

Beautiful old church. Friends arranged tickets to "Klim near de hemel" or " a climb to heaven", a play on words. To celebrate the church's 500 year jubilee a huge metal scaffold was erected outside. A little more than half way up a window was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank HCovik
Reviewed 4 September 2018

If you visit the Stedelijk Museum, cross the square and pay a visit to the church. If you're not afraid of heights, you can also climb the outside.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tom V
Reviewed 29 August 2018

Till 8 octobre you can visit this church ceiling, and the outside! Beautiful vieuw over Alkmaar. Till the seaside and the Ijsselmeer. Now or never.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kees v
Reviewed 27 July 2018

The church is 50 year old now (2018), it offers the option to climb to the top now. Halfway you can get an explanation about the painting The Last Judgement (Het Laatste Oordeel)

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank WimJAR
Reviewed 15 July 2018

The interior of "Grote Kerk Almaar"can be visited free of charge.The price to climb to the roof called"De Klim naar de Hemel"is 9,50euro and to see the St.Lawrence Altarpiece there is also an admission fee.Both the altarpiece and the climb are available until 7 october...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bas k
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