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De Oude Kerk

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4 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
+27-0-23-630-1041
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Worth to watch that Symphonium playing....

We visited this gorgeous church with Jayson from Cape Dutch Quarters and he brought alive its... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
ChristianBoix
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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Original 3foot thick mud walls

Visiting churches happens to be a passion of mine, but sometimes you visit a church that is so... read more

Reviewed 14 July 2017
AntSomersetWest
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Somerset West, South Africa
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vecchia chiesa trasformata in museo
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  • Average15%
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4 Church Street, Tulbagh, Witzenberg Municipality 6820, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this gorgeous church with Jayson from Cape Dutch Quarters and he brought alive its secrets and history. Fascinating chunk of history. Well worth it.

Thank ChristianBoix
Reviewed 14 July 2017

Visiting churches happens to be a passion of mine, but sometimes you visit a church that is so unusual, it fascinates even the non-avid church-visitor. This church was built at the turn of the 19th century and the church's floors were originally mud and dung...More

Thank AntSomersetWest
Reviewed 13 July 2017

This old church with the adjoining graveyard is an absolute "must visit". We could stroll leisurely through the church as well as the graveyard, saw some great historic furniture pieces and amazing grave stones.

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 15 June 2017

The church building was completed way back in 1748 and with the exception of the changing of the main entrance to where it currently is, not much else has changed. But this building is a real survivor as it sustained only minor damage in the...More

1  Thank Jilldutoit
Reviewed 17 May 2017

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
Reviewed 27 April 2017 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...More

Thank Charlene B
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...More

Thank VPVerwey
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
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
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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