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“Just lovely”

Dutch Reformed Church, Groot Kerk
Certificate of Excellence
Gold Coast, Australia
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Just lovely”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

We stopped to take photo's and a local resident told us the church is open to visitors - you just have to go to the side/back door. We wandered through at our leisure, and had time to appreciate the architecture and the history. Take time to read the history on the boards at the back of the church. (There is a request for a donation on entry, but I would willingly have paid an entrance fee.)

Visited June 2014
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English first
Bloemfontein, South Africa
Level 5 Contributor
95 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Beautiful architecture”
Reviewed 26 June 2014

This is a beautiful old church and worth a quick visit. Unfortunately it was not open when we were there, but it's still worth it to walk all the way around and enjoy the architecture.

Visited July 2013
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Vancouver, Canada
Level 6 Contributor
105 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“Photogenic church with interesting history”
Reviewed 10 October 2013

In the town centre, this church is photogenic, certainly worth a gander. The owner of the B&B where we stayed told us--with considerable anger--that during World War II, Afrikaners Nazi-sympathizers used a radio hidden in its steeple to transmit information about the South African military to the Germans.

Visited November 2012
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Bucks
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
“Lovely windows”
Reviewed 29 March 2013

One of the many churches and it was open. Informative leaflets to hand and well worth a visit. There are bookmarks of the windows for sale to help with the upkeep.Interesting plaques on the walls to commorate the deceased.

Visited March 2013
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