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De Oude Kerk

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Address: 4 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Great walk through the past.

It was a great morning activity, just strolling from one old building to the the next, getting a good idea of what Tulbagh must of been like in the early years of Settlers break... read more

Reviewed 27 March 2017
East London, South Africa
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Cape Town, South Africa
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15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was restored after the earthquake in 1969. The history go back to the early 1700’s. One can easily stroll from the one old historical building to the other, all in the main road.

Thank GerritPretorius
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The old church was one of the few buildings that were restored after the earthquake back in 1969. The grounds are well kept and it was unusually calming walking through the burial grounds and seeing some of the dates on the tomb stones. Some date back to the eighteen hundreds (1800). So much history and a definite must to visit... More 

Thank Charlene B
East London, South Africa
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79 reviews
24 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 27 March 2017

It was a great morning activity, just strolling from one old building to the the next, getting a good idea of what Tulbagh must of been like in the early years of Settlers break new land in South Africa. The reception Lady was very helpful and had a fountain of knowledge to impart. Wonderful and thank you.

Thank VPVerwey
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13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 March 2017

An authentic old church museum. Beautiful stinkwood furniture, with quaint triangular corner chairs.The wonderful smell of a thatched roof. A very worthwhile stop.

Thank 855rudik
London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The Oude Kerk is a lovely old and well restored building and the bell outside is sounded at 12 noon each day. The interior has some beautiful old Cape furniture and the guide was very knowledgeable about its provenance

Thank Richard B
West Sussex, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 February 2017

Very interesting church with a great lady guide. It is quite large inside for a relatively same church.

Thank patrickrQ6547KS
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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

My self and my husband visited this amazing Oude Kerk the other day and met this amazing girl who offered to show us around the exhibition. She was a font of information and such a pleasure to listen to. Well done to all concerned - it's a fascinating place full of really interesting history and furniture. Thanks again.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Moshi, Tanzania
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25 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Very interesting little church with a fascinating music box just inside the door. It is several hundred years old and plays large, round metal discs with different recordings. In excellent condition. Original Bible still on the elevated pulpit--not in any kind of protective environment. Lots of antique furnishings.

Thank jly75zhs
Durban, South Africa
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19 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 December 2016

Beautiful sacred history. Old church at end of Church street worth a visit to experience , to breath deep and get quiet for a few minutes....

Thank Karen B
Malvern, United Kingdom
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192 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 December 2016

A beautifully restored Cape Dutch church containing some lovely old furniture inside. It was good to see the inside as it has not been altered or modernised in any way. It's part of the museum which is worth seeing in its entirety.

Thank mabel98

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