Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Haarlem

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At Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), view one of the largest and most beautiful organs in the world, a 1738 Muller that has been played by musicians like G.F. Handel and Mozart. This capacious Pre-Reformation church was converted to Protestantism in 1538. Walk around and view the inner and outer details by yourself, or take one of the guided tours offered in five languages: English, Dutch, German, French, and Spanish. Put Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Haarlem vacation trip planner.
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  • This church has some cool history, so it's worth a peak. The entrance fee is less the 3Euro per persone, and the organ is beautiful. It was played by both Mozart and Handel, so very cool to see it. Th...  more »
  • This Haarlem Church is a large construction work ... now not directly the most beautiful and longest outdoor impressionantste Church that we have already seen.. in we are not hit due to some lack of time ...
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  • What a beautiful beautiful church we have really enjoyed it and for dessert a woman the Church stepped in and began to sing ave Maria.
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  • Like any cathedral. Full of history, an amazing organ and a tomb of two famous men. Who had a great contribution to engineerinh and science.
  • Beautiful and peaceful place. There is a small coffee place in the church. It was nice place to take a break.
  • Great location! Attended an event here last Saturday (Somm wine event -also really great).
  • The whole Haarlem is worth to see but this Cathedral sums it all up about the tranquillity, quietness and relaxing atmosphere of this beautifully town.
  • Magnificent cathedral. The open market is great too! There's an Italian guy selling stone baked pizza, 5 EUR for a small pizza, very nice and fresh ingredients!