Westerkerk

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  • Address: Prinsengracht 281, 1016 GW Amsterdam, Netherlands
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  • Timings: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +31-206247766
  • Ticket Price: Free
  • Time Required: 02:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Church, Religious Site, Family And Kids, Tower

Westerkerk - Review

Westerkerk is a stunning Dutch Protestant church in central Amsterdam and has some of the most picturesque sights in the whole region. The destination is close to the Amsterdam's Jordaan district and sees a lot of travellers every year. The architecture of the destination is in Renaissance style and was built between1620 and 1631. The Westerkerkis the largest protestant church in the region and has great interiors which makes this place a must go to. The westerkerk tower is a great place to see too.

Westerkerk Information

  • Modest dressing is advised.
  • Children younger than 6 are not allowed.

Westerkerk Ticket Prices

  • Westerkerk Tower is 7 Euro.
  • The church is free.

How To reach Westerkerk by Public Transport

  • Take a bus or tram from Amsterdam, Westermarkt.

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TripHobo Highlights for Westerkerk

  • Westerkerk Address: Prinsengracht 281, 1016 GW Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Westerkerk Contact Number: +31-206247766
  • Westerkerk Timing: 10:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Westerkerk Price: Free
  • Best time to visit Westerkerk(preferred time): 10:30 am - 01:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Westerkerk: 02:00 Hrs
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Things to Know Before Visiting Westerkerk

  • 6.59% of people who visit Amsterdam include Westerkerk in their plan

  • 73.08% of people start their Westerkerk visit around 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Westerkerk

Thursday, Friday and Saturday

73.24% of people prefer walking in order to reach Westerkerk

People normally club together Anne Frank House and Jordaan while planning their visit to Westerkerk.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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Westerkerk, Amsterdam Reviews

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  • Tours fill up quick because they only take 6 people every half hour. The guide was very well informed about the history of the tower. Few things to note; the tour only goes up half way up the tower and the steps become steep like ladders at the top. But I would still recommended it!

  • The tour runs every 30 mins and was definitely worth the money (8 Euros I think). You get a nice overview of the historical significance of this tower and then begin to climb up the narrow stairs to the lookout point. The views up top are obviously the highlight.

  • This old church allows you to walk up the Bell tower for a price. You can go inside and visit for free but there isn't much to see here. The organ is the best piece in the church.

  • It was closed when we got there, would’ve loved to see the inside.

  • In this church the famous painter Rembrandt was buried. It has the highest tower - 85 meters, on which the heaviest bell in the capital hangs. You can enter the tower to view the city skyline from its top.

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