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Address: Dam | Old Centre: New Side, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Gorgeous church

The church itself was nicely built of Neo-Gothic design. At the time of our visit there, the area was holding the ElGreco Pentecost exhibition. Due to time constraints, we just... read more

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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church itself was nicely built of Neo-Gothic design. At the time of our visit there, the area was holding the ElGreco Pentecost exhibition. Due to time constraints, we just toured around the church and leave for other tourist spots along the canal area.

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Gateshead
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were fascinated by the soaring interior and were fortunate to get to see the El Greco Pentecost which was very well displayed. The film of his life was also interesting. Glad we came.

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The Church itself is gorgeous, but there was no way ot learn about what we were seeing. No posted signes, no pamphlets or guidebooks, no audio guides or doscents. I still don't even know when the church was built! Skip this unless you are just deperate to get out of the rain.

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Amsterdam
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 705 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice, impressive church. At that time we visited this church last year, we were able to get the access of the exhibits. And according to the information by the pictures displayed, it has been the venue of coronation ceremonies. A stunning church decors and wood carvings seen inside this Neo-Gothic Church.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

I came to the New Church to explore the exhibit 90 years of Marilyn Monroe. I very much enjoyed the exhibit, it was beautiful! The film they show in the Cinema is super informative, I love learning about her life. The architecture of the church itself was also amazing. I love how much this city loves Marilyn, not only in... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 105 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice church facade, but sadly unable to properly see it, it being closed on Sunday. There is an attached museum, also closed Sunday, currently exhibiting 90 years of Marilyn Monroe. Indeed church has huge banner advertising same. Find this decidedly odd, she hardly being a paragon of Christianity.

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

Nice church with a bit of odd exhibition to be in the church but it is well done, 90 years of ms monroe, the entrance fee is a high 16 euro but the exhibition is great and gives a nice input to the life and death of marilyn Lots of documents, dresses, you watch inserts from her famous movies, as... More 

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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Didn't start well when we were informed that on top of the €120 we'd spent on museum cards, that they would also be adding a €9 surcharge to allow us to enter. The woman working at the cloakroom was almost comically rude, begrudgingly looking up from her smart phone to take our coats. Presumably she doesn't see much of that... More 

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Warrington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

I only visited as part of a walking tour; but I learned the history behind the building, it is a pleasant building- also it isn't new

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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2016

The Nieuwe Kerk is a beautiful late-Gothic building, with some splendid chandeliers and a fine chancel. At the moment and for the next few months it houses an exhibition marking the 90th anniversary of the birth of Marilyn Monroe. I happened to be in Amsterdam in August of 1962 when the news broke of her death. In homage a Canadian... More 

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