The main gathering place for Amsterdam's Dutch Reformed community, this church was built for rich Protestants to a 1620 design by Hendrick de Keyser. The nave is the largest in the Netherlands and is covered by a wooden barrel vault. The huge main organ dates from 1686, with panels decorated with instruments and biblical scenes. Rembrandt (1606–69), who died bankrupt at nearby Rozengracht, was buried in a pauper's grave somewhere in the church.
Carillon recitals take place on Fridays at 1pm (though check the schedule posted by the entrance, as this can vary); best listening is from the nearby Bloemgracht. The bells also chime mechanically every 15 minutes.