Bakenesserkerk

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Bakenesserkerk information

Haarlem , The Netherlands
Address
Street cnr Vrouwestraat & Bakenesserstraat
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Northeast of the Teylers Museum stands the striking Bakenesserkerk, a late 15th-century church with a lamp-lit tower of sandstone. The stone was employed here when the Grote Kerk proved too weak to support a heavy steeple – hence the wooden tower. It's closed to the public.