Oude Kerk Amsterdam, Netherlands 1250-1566
Overlooking a canal in the Red Light District, the Oude Kerk is the oldest monument in Amsterdam, dating from 1250. Inside, it has painted wooden ceilings, box pews and choir stalls with irreverent misericords.
Quick Facts Quick Facts on the Oude Kerk
- Go Historic ID
- Oude KerkNicolaaskerk
- 52.374374° N, 4.898239° E
Leavin' on a Jet PlanePosted August 5, 2008 by Holly Hayes Part of: The Great European Road Trip
We've had a great few days in Amsterdam and are so excited to head home in the morning!! We're really glad we chose to fly out of Amsterdam Schiphol - it's an excellent airport. It has always worked smoothly on our previous visits and there are lots of great shops and restaurants to wander around. We've already…
Amsterdam 2: ChurchesPosted November 28, 2006 by Holly Hayes Part of: Amsterdam Birthday Trip
Unlike most European cities, Amsterdam does not have a great cathedral or an impressive array of churches. This in part because the city officially adopted Calvinism soon after the Reformation in 1578, and Calvinists are not fans of fancy religious art or architecture. So after the Reformation, Amsterdam's existing…
- Official Website of the Oude Kerk. Web. Official website.