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Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk

Kerkplein 2, 4811 XT, Breda, The Netherlands
+31 76 521 8267
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Beautiful church

It's hard to not see this church when you are in Breda. From the outside it's a beautiful building... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ijmuiden, The Netherlands
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I visited Breda on Nassau day. This church had a Thé dansant for the occasion. I didn't participate... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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Kerkplein 2, 4811 XT, Breda, The Netherlands
+31 76 521 8267
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It's hard to not see this church when you are in Breda. From the outside it's a beautiful building! The inside is nice too with beautiful paintings on the ceiling.

Thank filu81
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited Breda on Nassau day. This church had a Thé dansant for the occasion. I didn't participate in that (it seemed rather expensive just for the food), but the atmosphere got a real boost from all the people in medieval costume. There were musicians,...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting history of the House of Orange, but renovations removed most of the Fresco paintings on the walls. Yet, still worth a visit and most days entrance is free

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the oldest cathedral in the region, almost 500 years old. The spire is quite high and it looks really splendid. A must visit to the nearby restaurants as well.

Thank pratik_bhaumik
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful Brabantine Gothic church - one of the eye-catching historical landmarks in Breda Centrum. Built in the 15th century, the Church of Our Lady (Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk or Grote Kerk) is located next to the Grote Markt. For those who want to learn more about the...More

Thank Pannekoek77
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

For a large Church in the Netherlands this one is a bit ordinary with the main special feature being the Mausoleum of Count Engelbrecht II and even there the descriptors of the 4 persons supporting the canopy where not fully visible ( I understand Caesar,...More

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Beautiful interior with lots of information about the Dutch royal family history. I believe it is not a functional church anymore but it's a historical site. Very well restored and although still ongoing, a must visit if you are visiting the city for the first...More

Thank nldogbert
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

This church is a striking landmark and a beautiful building. Sadly the inside is quite plain with only a small glimpse here and there of its former magnificence. Nevertheless it is well worth a visit.

Thank Scrapmate
Reviewed 29 March 2017

As one drives towards, the very Centrum of Breda, one can see the mighty tower of the Grote of Onze Lieve Vrouwekerk....... Very much possessing magnificent architecture - one can truly 'drink in', its splendour....whilst (perchance), having a drink in one of the many bars...More

Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

This church is eye catcher of the city, seen from miles away and kept in a wonderful state. Every time I come home I enjoy the view of the church coming into my vision. Visiting the church I have only been able to-do once is...More

Thank dalidude
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