Our Lord in the Attic Amsterdam, Netherlands 1661-63
This Catholic church in a canal house of the Red Light District is the only surviving schuilkerk (clandestine church) that dates from the Reformation, when open Catholic worship was outlawed.
Quick Facts Quick Facts on Our Lord in the Attic
- Go Historic ID
- Museum AmstelkringChurch of Our Lord in the Attic
- 52.375083° N, 4.899363° E
- Oude Zijde Voorburgwal 40
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 Museum Amstelkring. Web. Official website.