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Westerkerk , Amsterdam

Westerkerk  - Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Prinsengracht 281, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 1016 GWMap
+31 20 624 7766
Neighborhood: Dam Square

The Netherlands' most renowned church has been the source of inspiration for many musicians. The famous tower was completed in 1638, its bells manufactured by the renowned Fran├žois Hemony foundry in 1658. Though the Protestant community owned Westerkerk, the tower was the property of the local authorities and served as a lookout. This marks the site of Rembrandt's burial, as well as the marriage of Queen Beatrix and Prince Claus. For Anne Frank, the ringing of the clock was a beacon of hope during World War II.

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Westerkerk General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Saturday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Religious
  • Nearest Train: Westermarkt
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