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Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-Hemelvaartkerk

Kerkstraat, Damme 8340, Belgium
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Very worthwhile to climb up, interesting church

The church consists of 3 parts, the tower, which one can climb for 2 euro to have great views over... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Katrien S
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Ghent, Belgium
Breathtaking climb and views

209 steps ascending the tower for spectacular views of Damme and surrounding countryside, all for 2... read more

Reviewed 2 July 2018
DrDarwin
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Newark
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Kerkstraat, Damme 8340, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The church consists of 3 parts, the tower, which one can climb for 2 euro to have great views over Damme, see all the way to Bruges and many smaller towns (seen mostly by their church) in Belgium and the Netherlands. Also easy to spot...More

Thank Katrien S
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Reviewed 2 July 2018

209 steps ascending the tower for spectacular views of Damme and surrounding countryside, all for 2 euros

Thank DrDarwin
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Reviewed 26 May 2018

This is a very cool old church and tower that is well worth the 2 euros to climb to the top! That is, if you're OK with narrow, rickety stairs, tight spaces, heights, and a fair amount of bird poop near the top. But the...More

Thank Keith C
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Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

First off, the gentleman who was working the ticket counter for the tower was awesome. He was able to speak to us in English and told us all about what we would see when we got up there. He had maps and diagrams and everything....More

1  Thank Kimberley D
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Reviewed 10 April 2018

On our walk around Damme we came across this old church with a belfry attached, we had a look around the church and it then became apparent that you can climb the belfry. Off i went up the very narrow stairs, which aren't for the...More

Thank beckyb592
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Reviewed 8 April 2018

it's at the end of the main street in Damme once you get past the storks on the chimneys look at the right hand side of the street at the moment most of it is in disrepair but look inside the church=nice and actually the...More

Thank leo t
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Reviewed 6 April 2018

We happened upon the church in Damme and upon its tower and we’re so glad we did. The church itself is an impressive building and there is some information about the history of it inside but the real gem is the tower... It cost just...More

Thank Salycka
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Reviewed 22 February 2018

A lovely building to visit. Lots of interesting things to see inside. On a previous visit, we did climb to the top of the tower and experience wonderful views in all directions. Worth a visit if you are in the area. Lots of other things...More

Thank Cecil H
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Reviewed 4 June 2017

This church was a bit of a surprise: the interior is very bright due to the large windows that don't have stained glass. Also, you can climb the tower for a small fee, but be warned that this isn't for people who are very scared...More

2  Thank sebhoff
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Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

The climb was a little scary but that is because I have a phobia of heights. But nonetheless worth it for the view you get when you are up there. And the church is awesome!

Thank jillie_sg
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