"Go and see the Bakensser Tower..." Churches Tip by sandravdp

Churches, Haarlem: 15 reviews and 22 photos


Go and see the Bakensser Tower in the Bakenessestreet. It is just beautiful! The tower is part of a church. Haarlem has a lot of these, because there are twenty churches here. The best churches to go and see are: 1) The St Bavochurch at the Grote Markt. On Grote Markt you can also admire other buildings and take a look at the statue of Laurens Janszoon Coster, who was said to be the first bookprinter of the world. 2) The big St Bavochurch at the Leidsevaart/Westergracht. The church has a lot of funny shapes at the outside and also is beautiful on the inside 3) Bakenesserchurch, the tower is very pretty as you can see.
In Haarlem you kind all different religions. Originally Haarlem is like the rest of the country Christian, but most people don't have a religion anymore. Other religions that have their churches here: (roman) catholic, muslim/islam, jewish, buddhists, hinduism etc. etc.

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  • Written Sep 7, 2002
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