Nieuwe Kerk  

Located across from the Amsterdam Royal Palace on Dam Square, this 15th-century church has hosted countless events over the years. In addition to being used for the wedding and investiture of Willem-Alexander, the current King of the Netherlands, it serves as an exhibition space.

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"Not 'New" At All - Over 600 Years Old!"
During our visit to Amsterdam the first time we visited the Nieuwe Kerk it was closed. The second time we were able to witness a special event with...
Written by Skootamattaken, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Not a new church"
In contrary to its name it is not a new church. Old and very nice. Today it serves as an exhibition hall. It is still worth to visit and look at the...
Written by 545medva, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Interesting"
This is a 14th/15th century Gothic church that is now used as an exhibition hall. We were there to see the church and it was worth the visit. Some of the...
Written by Carols01, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"World Press Photo in the Nieuwe Kerk"
An otherwise amazing church, an example of protestant beauty hosts the World Press Photo exhibition. Beautiful pictures with heartbreaking messages. The...
Written by Corry J, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Beautiful church inside with loads of history"
This church is quite interesting because of its history, here is where the king was crowned and there are often interesting exhibitions
Written by Snijdersphotographer, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Superb press photos - temporary exhibition"
If you are moved by the images in Amsterdam's art galleries, you will be moved by the photographs in this exhibition running until July 2016....
Written by mrcodnchips, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Former church"
Sadly now only a site for temporary exhibits, the only remains of the previous church are the organ and stained glass. There is a wonderful monument to...
Written by kagatlin, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Decommissioned church now an exhibition hall"
The exterior of the church is impressive, but once inside it is hard to appreciate the grandeur since the only time the church is open is during a special...
Written by luvroma2, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A bit of a let down"
There was a world press exhibition taking place in the church and this was more interesting to look at than what was in the church. Think that says it all
Written by Paul W, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Quick Tour, Just Ok"
Very historic building; it's amazing that it's in such great shape after so many years. As part of the iAmsterdam card, it's a great quick...
Written by Jeff B, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Lovely architecture and culture"
This was one of the few museums/tourist stops that my wife and I visited during our time in Amsterdam. The bulk of our time was spent just exploring the...
Written by OmahaAbroad, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great building"
We enjoyed seeing a recent photo exhibition in this church. The building it self is grand and its worth spending some time taking in the magnificent...
Written by Helene H, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Netherlands 'New' Church + Exhibitions"
Excellent (v plain, understated) backdrop for the simply superb World Press Photo 2016 exhibition. I wandered around, entranced, for two hours together....
Written by Penny H, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"500 year old church, now a museum with temporary exhibitions"
On the magnificent Dam Square, the exterior of the renovated building is quite impressive Over 550 years old, the New Church because a museum in the 1980s...
Written by RonL40, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Boring, but it might depend on the exibition"
Bot much info about the church itself. Very beautiful from outside. Entered with museumkaart,otherwise I wouldn't have paid. Visited 10 April 2016.
Written by Cristian C, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Pop in for Glimpse of Chagall"
Interior of church is exquisite. There was only one Chagall painting: Cavalry. It was beautiful, but no photo ops. Took other shots of the church: nave,...
Written by Claire H, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Overpriced art exhibition"
The New Church is a large, impressive (and out of service?) church in the veyr centre of Amsterdam. Ther eis a temporary exhibition series, currently...
Written by GaborLeo, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Some interesting exhibitions"
This church is on the corner of Dam Square - just next to the Royal Palace. It now hosts temporary exhibitions - art, photography and historical. The...
Written by FionaL_11, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Church turned exhibition venue"
Next to the Royal Palace in Dam Square, the New Church was built in the 15th century and was consecrated to St. Mary and St. Catherine. It also served as...
Written by Ricky Y, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Old Church Now Exhibition Hall"
Formerly a church, now is an exhibition hall. Currently showing one piece of art for Marc Chagalls along with a 50 minute video of his life story. You can...
Written by Corrie G, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Beautiful"
Worthy of a visit! I wasn't interested in the art exhibit at all (Marc Chagall.) I went for the stained glass windows, the huge pipe organ, the burial...
Written by Kristin K, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"New Church"
Despite its name it's an old church,placed in Dam square.Very big but not very spectacular adorned.It houses different temporary exhibitions.
Written by zuv, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Church and exhibition hall"
An old(but not the oldest) majestic church placed in Dam square.It houses temporary exhibitions,at the time of my visit there were an ancient Rome related...
Written by zuv, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Excellent church in Amsterdam"
This is a very nice church! There is an entrance fee, but if you'd like to avoid that and still get a small peek at the church - go in through the...
Written by Meagan D, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Old church now an exhibition space"
What interested me more than the interior of this old Dam Square church, now used for art exhibitions and other public purposes, is the exterior, with its...
Written by LWL3333, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Feels cheap"
The church building is quite nice, and the tombs of the admirals Van Galen and Van Kinsbergen (I thought that was the name) are worth seeing. There was an...
Written by RHAHJ, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Imposing church."
DE NIEUWE KERK is a really imposing looking church that is in an area of stunning architecture. It's the church that host's royal wedding's...
Written by Neil K, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"If you like churches go have a look!"
If you like a church then you should go and have a look. It is worth a visit. I am interested in the architecture and he history of buildings, especially...
Written by thelocalbigdog, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Exhibition about the Roman Emperor Constantine"
The Exhibition gives a very good impression of how Christianity became more and more influential in the Roman Empire. The (making of a marble) copy of his...
Written by LloydxMarcel, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Beautiful architecture"
The church is in the Dam square centre by the Royal palacE absolutely stunning architecture. There was also a exhibition on. Very busy in this area but...
Written by Mandyibiza, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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