Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Haarlem

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At Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), view one of the largest and most beautiful organs in the world, a 1738 Muller that has been played by musicians like G.F. Handel and Mozart. This capacious Pre-Reformation church was converted to Protestantism in 1538. Walk around and view the inner and outer details by yourself, or take one of the guided tours offered in five languages: English, Dutch, German, French, and Spanish. Make Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) part of your personalized Haarlem itinerary using our Haarlem trip planner.
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  • This church is beautiful from the outside and even more so inside. The organ is not visible for the next 8 months due to restoration works but the rest of the church is and absolutely beautiful.  more »
  • A very interesting church with a marvelous organ. The floors are composed of huge stones under which bodies are interred. All in all, this church is no where as amazing as the Cathedral of Saint...  more »
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  • The swing is really fun and worth the 5 euros. However, I'm not sold on how expensive it is to get into the building. The top is bouncing with people, music, a bar, and some cool tourist photo spots. If you have to kill time while inside the building, go down a floor or two and check out the views. They have little, cool things to enjoy
  • Cheap entry price. Beautiful place. I think the were tuning or checking the organs when we went in so got an impromptu concert. That was fantastic. Go in if you are about. You wont be sorry.

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