The Buurkerk is a former medieval parish church. It is documented as being burned in in 1131, 1173, 1253 and 1279. The tower dates from 1370, but was never finished. In 1577 a cannon was installed in the church tower, aimed at Vredenburg (castle) where the Spanish soldiers there were under siege by the Utrecht schutters. Around 1580 the church endured the protestant reformation and in 1586 it was formally handed over to the protestants, who whitewashed the wall decorations and removed the choir to make room for a street. In 1975 the church fell into disuse and in 1984 it became a museum.

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大砲の弾が2つ残っています。とても興味深いです。
Tim Hutt (2 years ago)
Rings it's accursed single bell for about 10 minutes continuously at random times (it's ringing the 9:55pm bells at the moment). Not what you want waking you up at 7:13am or whatever ungodly hour it was. Why Buutoren, WHY?
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Gewoon ene super mooien toren egt mooi gewoon
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