The Nieuwe Kerk is a 15th-century building, partly destroyed and rebuilt again after several fires. Vying for importance with ... More
New Church (The)
The Nieuwe Kerk is a 15th-century building, partly destroyed and rebuilt again after several fires. Vying for importance with the Town Hall & Royal Palace, the House of the Lord lost out in its rivalry with the Town Hall because it was denied a tower by the city's magistrate. Ceremonies for abdication and succession to the throne are held here. The queens of the Netherlands - Wilhelmina (1898), Juliana (1948) and Beatrix (1980), the present queen, have all been crowned in the here. Naval officer and conqueror of the Spanish Armada in the 17th Century, Michiel de Ruyter, is buried here. The exhibitions about religion, culture and lovers from other lands are the focalpoint, domestically and internationally.
This round church which has a dome and an ambulatory along half of its circumference was burnt to the ground
in 1822 in a fire caused by some careless plumbers. It was rebuilt in 1823 by T.F. Suys and ...
In 1620 the northern part of the Jordaan welcomed its own church, the Noorderkerk, built in 1620 1623, by Hendrick
de Keyser and his son Pieter. During the Renaissance period the centrifugal geometrical concept of the church was the ...
This show in three dimensions displays the Netherlands as never before. Tour the Netherlands whilst sitting on a moving platform
in the comfort of an aircraft style captain's chair! One can smell the fields of budding bulbs, wave to ...
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