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Small-Group Amsterdam Historical Bike Tour
"Make the most of your time and take a ride through Amsterdam’s most fascinating hot spots. Discover a route of lovely streets and bridges while your guide explains the history of the most famous cultural sites and life in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is when the first bike path was laid in Amsterdam why the Dutch are so tolerant or where to eat the best ribs in town and that’s only half of it! This bike tour is for all skill levels as Amsterdam is flat and easy to bike. For your convenience groups are of 15 persons maximum.""""Join a 3-hour bike tour with an experienced multilingual guide through the old historic center of the city of Amsterdam. The tour goes along the well known historical places and buildings like New Market (de Waag) Old Church
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Private Tour: Amsterdam Old Town and Red Light District Walking Tour
"Greet your guide in central Amsterdam at the prearranged meeting time then set off to discover the charming eclectic quirks of the diverse city center. As this is a private tour you can move at your own pace and enjoy the undivided attention of your very own tour guide.Amsterdam is unlike any other place in the world. It’s a liberal and open society where few things are taboo: prostitution and marijuana cafes operate in a Gothic church that dates back to the 14th century as well as the magnificent Royal Palace on Dam Square. Pause at Nieuwmarkt square to admire De Waag a 15th-century structure that served as the city gates until the early 17th century.Marvel as your guide also points out some of the lesser-known
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Amsterdam City Center Private Historical Walking Tour
"Once you meet your private guide at a designated meeting point you will head off to explore some of the little-known secrets of this city: the quaint quiet corners; tranquil tree-lined plazas and private courtyards. Your guide will also share priceless tips helpful advice and cultural insights bringing an insider´s expertise to your visit to Amsterdam.On the tour you will see: the Dam Square Wester & Old Church & Hidden Churches
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Old Church - Oude Kerk Tips (48)

The Oude Kirke

Beautiful and massive 14th century church. Entry is 4 euros or free with the Amsterdam pass. Many of Amsterdams leading citizens are buried in the church. It was built in 1306 and became a...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 08, 2016

Oude Kirke Inside

The Oude Kirke is at its most impressive viewed from the inside. Having been built as a Catholic Church then converted to Calvinism it is more elaborate than most Protestant churches that were built...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 08, 2016

Oude Kirke Inside

The Oude Kirke has amazing large stained glass windows. Built in 1306 it is the oldest church In Amsterdam and was built by the bishop of Utrecht. It became a Calvinist church in 1578 and remain so to...
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Jim_Eliason
Sep 08, 2016

Oude Kerk - 2500 Gravestones.

This was unexpected; I could not imagine a church with 2500 gravestones, often real works of art.With age I developed some interest for gravestones, monumental tombs and especially what we call...
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breughel
Feb 06, 2015

Oude Kerk

Its name means the "Old Church" which is appropriate given that it is not only Amsterdam's oldest church, but also its oldest structure. It was first built as a small wooden chapel in the early 13th...
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MM212
Feb 03, 2015

Oude Kerk best example of Hallenkerk.

The "Oude Kerk", indeed the oldest church of Amsterdam, is only a church on Sunday; the other days it is an exhibition hall (the church stands in the "Wallen" the brothel district proposed by this...
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breughel
Jan 29, 2015

Very interesting, so much history here

Ouda Kerk, is the OLD church in Amsterdam. Before the Puritan take over, it was in fact a catholic church with 39 rickly decorated altars. There is no sign of these at all now. The Church was stripped...
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stevemt
Aug 01, 2014

What’s Old is New

“I was disgusted with the nakedness and meanness of the Protestant churches of Holland.”— an August 1815 entry from “Diary, Reminiscences, and Correspondence” 1869 by Henry Crabb Robinson...
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von.otter
Oct 01, 2013

Oude Kerk - Koorbanken/Misericords.

In the Netherlands religion was not exempt of humor, until the "beeldstormers" iconoclasts started their destruction of religious works of art. The "koorbanken" misericords of the Oude Kerk have been...
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breughel
May 30, 2013

De Oude Kerk

De Oude Kerk or Old Church is the oldest Amsterdam monument. It dates back to 1275.The church was devoted to Saint Nicolas, the bisshop of Myra by Guy van Avesnes, bisshop of Utrecht. Through the ages...
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pieter_jan_v
May 06, 2013

Oude Kerk(Old Church)

The Oude Kerk is Amsterdam's oldest parish church,consecrated in 1306 by the Bishop of Utecht with Saint Nicolas as its patron saint.It stands in 'De Wallen'now Amsterdam's Red Light District.the...
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mickeyboy07
Mar 25, 2012

Amsterdam Churches

The Oude Kerk ("old church") is Amsterdam’s oldest parish church, consecrated in 1306 by the bishop of Utrecht with Saint Nicolas as its patron saint. It stands in De Wallen, now Amsterdam's main...
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Mar 17, 2012
 
 
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Things to Do Near Old Church - Oude Kerk

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Museum Amstelkring

This church in the attic is exquisite. Built on the top floor over the residence in the building that is now the Museum Amstelkring between 1661 and 1663 it was used for clandestine Catholic services...
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Art of Banksy

The 80 art works by Banky at The Art of Banksy include “Girl with Balloon” and “Laugh Now”, once a high-profile statement about the interface between politics, graffiti and art. I heared that right...
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China Town

The Zeedijk is the curved street on the former sea dike between roughly the Central Station and the Nieuwmarkt square with the Waag building. The Zeedijk still is connected to the China town of...
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De Waag

“Great abundance of riches cannot be gathered and kept by any man without sin.” — Desiderius Erasmus (1466-1536, Dutch theologian and philosopher) Built in 1488 as a fortress to defend the city, what...
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Nieuwmarkt

On Sunday morning around 11 am we found this little rastro (flea market). I really liked it I got a collectable item of KLM' numbered houses (they are 90 of them each one has filled with genebre...
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Beurs van Berlage

In 1879 plans started for a new trade house (or "Beurs") at Amsterdam. The building in use was much to small and the new Centraal Station asked for more grandeur at the new entrance of the city. In...
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Getting to Old Church - Oude Kerk

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Oudekerksplein 23

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  • Sunday 13:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 11:00 to 17:30
  • Tuesday 11:00 to 17:30
  • Wednesday 11:00 to 17:30
  • Thursday 11:00 to 17:30
  • Friday 11:00 to 17:30
  • Saturday 11:00 to 17:30

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