Nieuwe Kerk

sights / Religious

Nieuwe Kerk information

Delft , The Netherlands
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adult/child incl Oude Kerk €3.50/1.50,
Opening hours
9am-6pm Apr-Oct, 11am-4pm Nov-Mar, closed Sun
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Nicknamed ‘Oude Jan ’ (Old Jan) by Delft’s citizens in homage to its most famous resident (Johannes Vermeer is buried here), this beautiful church was built in 1246. It houses the crypt of the Dutch royal family. Note the striking white interior and the 27 stained-glass windows, which cast their brilliantly coloured lights on the walls on sunny days. You can climb the tower for views.