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Grote of St. Michaelskerk

Grote Markt 18, 8011 LW Zwolle, The Netherlands
+31 38 421 2512
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Big Church on the Square

This is the very old and big church on the square in the center of town, interesting architecture... read more

Reviewed 12 June 2018
Thomas V
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Oakland, California
Good architecture, not sure about the glass angel

Zwolle is a lovely place to walk around and the church is a very central point. You can’t miss it... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Mallyfam
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Grote Markt 18, 8011 LW Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is the very old and big church on the square in the center of town, interesting architecture and a monument.

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Zwolle is a lovely place to walk around and the church is a very central point. You can’t miss it so it’s a good place to meet up

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Reviewed 7 November 2017

I visit this church regularly on Saturdays and Sundays. It has a famous organ and I can recommend the cantate services. There are always used books to buy (most of them non-English) and quite often also exposition of works of arts of local artists (students...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

This church is sober but worth to visit. Look at the details. The choir...the pulpit...and very special: The magnificant organ built by Arp Schnitger. Hopefully you can hearthe sound of it.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

This church has monument status and it has different uses. The church is open from Tuesday to Saturday between 11am and 5pm. Sunday the church opens at 4pm for the 4:30pm mass. The church is closed on Monday. This church is worth visiting (but not...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Magnificent and impressive church in the center of Zwolle. Worth the sight from the outside, and gives a beautiful background when stopping in one of the numerous restaurants around it. As for most reformist church the inside is scarcely decorated and not so much worth...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2017

A lovely old church spoiled right now by partitions for different activities. There is a good 2nd hand book market operating at the rear but the partitions make it impossible to gain an interior view of the church design or to properly see the rather...More

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Reviewed 17 May 2017

I loved Zwolle, it's a nice and cozy city, the people are great, the atmosphere is lovely and the city and it's buildings look just like they've been "ripped" from a story book :).

Thank Sinzi L
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

Very historic spot. Read the history about the public executions that happened in the Grote Markt just outside the doors into the church. The pulpit is beautifully carved, and the carvings around the pipes for the organ are outstanding. This is a regular church that...More

Thank Iguana Hunter
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Its' a beautiful building both on the outside and the inside. There still are regular church services, but the space is also regularly used for exhibitions and other activities. I often have a quick look when I'm in the area.

Thank cinbkk
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