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Sint Laurenskerk

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Address: Grotekerkplein 101, 3011 GC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Survivor of WW2

The Sint Laurenskerk is a church that survived the bombing of Rotterdam in the second world war. Picture this church standing upright amidst piles of rumble from bombed houses... read more

Reviewed 5 May 2016
Hoorn, The Netherlands
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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 May 2016

The Sint Laurenskerk is a church that survived the bombing of Rotterdam in the second world war. Picture this church standing upright amidst piles of rumble from bombed houses, buildings. The church is now a landmark of Rotterdam, with the square tower from which you can oversee some parts of Rotterdam.

Thank mvwijland
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 April 2016

A few steps away from the busy shopping street and the new indoor market in Rotterdam there is a square where you can sit and relax, looking at the old St. Lauren's Church. If it is open, it is certainly worth taking a look inside. Sometimes you can even climb the tower to enjoy the view on Rotterdam.

Thank earth97
The Hague, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 15 April 2016

Today I decided to have a look at the church, i had been in the center so many times and I thought it was about time that I had a look at this iconic building. The church is very close to the Markthal, it is one of the buildings that stands out amids all the modern buildings. When you enter... More 

Thank Ronald_jelle
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 13 April 2016

The "Sint Laurenskerk" (St. Lawrence Church) is remarkable, because it is the only remaining medieval building in Rotterdam. It stands as a sort of anomaly at the "Grotekerkplein" (Grand Church Square), because of the ugly, tired office buildings lining the square, build in that architectural winter of the '50s and 60's of last century. The only object on the square... More 

Thank Hendrik_NL
Paranaque, Philippines
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Reviewed 3 April 2016

It’s a church turned into a museum. A tour within the church will cost 2 Euros per person. Not that bad at all because of its amazing view. I find though a bit creepy when we entered as how we feel when entering an old building but worth to visit.

Thank ChefT1na
Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful church with a great history. The door entry has a message for peace and the area around it has a lot of unique buildings. It would be a good experience to visit the church.

Thank Vassilis K
Utrecht, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 23 January 2016

For 2 Euros, you can visit the Church. It is very light and spacious for a Church, but I think it looks beautiful. You can see the largest organ in all of the Netherlands, which is stunning. You are provided with an information sheet (there are multiple languages available) which helps explain the history of and the exhibits in the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 31 December 2015 via mobile

Definitely worth seeing this church if you enjoy churches. It is quite basic inside and so can be seen in about half an hour. Costs 1.50 euro to enter but worth it. Information sheet provided and there was nice organ music when we entered (the church has 3 organs).

Thank Ryan G
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 December 2015

Beautiful church with a great history. Climb the tower and see the views from the top! Great to see modern next to the historic buildings

Thank EllyZ92
Dominican Republic
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Reviewed 11 December 2015

This is the any church have survive the secund ward world in The Rotterdam area after the bombing of the city!!

Thank JuanaCastro

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