Grote Kerk

sights / Religious

Grote Kerk information

Location
Edam , The Netherlands
Address
Grote Kerkstraat 57
More information
www.grotekerkedam.nl
Prices
tower €2
Opening hours
1.30-5pm early Apr–late Oct
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The 15th-century Grote Kerk bears witness to the vagaries of Dutch weather. Its 32 dazzling stained-glass windows bearing coats of arms and historical scenes were added after 1602, when the church burnt to a cinder after a lightning strike. Its tower can be climbed for views of the surrounds.