Tag: church

Dominicus Church

A true “hidden gem”, easily ignored church by Cuypers, who got more fame by designing the Amsterdam Central Station and Rijksmuseum. Unassuming on the outside, but pleasant and clever designed, making the most of the unusual small plot on the narrow Amsterdam alleys.

Dominicanen Bookstore

The “most beautiful bookstore in the world” (according to The Guardian). Built into an old Dominican church. Zoom into the paintings between the vaults!

Sterre der Zee Basilica, Maastricht

Started in times when Roman architecture was still in swing this 11th/12th century church in Maastricht is one of the oldest surviving buildings in The Netherlands. The interior…

Jeruzalem Kerk (Jerusalem Church)

The “Jeruzalem Church” is a great example of the style of the Amsterdam School. The church was built in the years 1928-1929 and designed by the architect Ferdinand…

Oude Kerk (Old Church, Amsterdam)

(outside only) The Oude Kerk (Old Church) is Amsterdam’s oldest building. It was founded circa 1213 and consecrated in 1306. It stands in De Wallen, now Amsterdam’s main red-light district.