St. John's Church

Utrecht, Netherlands

Saint John’s Church is a Romanesque basilica was founded shortly after 1040 by Bishop Bernold and dedicated to John the Baptist. It was in the Middle Ages one of five collegiate churches of the city. Saint John’s Church was originally largely identical to the St Peter’s Church and the defunct church of Paul Abbey.

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Founded: c. 1040
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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www.netherlands-tourism.com

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4.3/5 (based on Google user reviews)

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Antonín Jelínek (2 years ago)
Magic place for cultural event, especially music concerts. I had an opportunity to visit the church during Le Guess Who festival and it was great.
Gian gualberto Pi (2 years ago)
an empty space. l mean, morally. people sang, but with a low Spirit. l do prefer the real Church , Roman Catholic.
Thomas K (2 years ago)
Beautiful church with lovely side windows and the statue of Anne Frank right in front of it
Wander Lust (7 years ago)
As much as I like the calming influence of the church, this review is actually for the flowermarket on saturday. During summer a large part of the square is scattered with people selling flowers and little trees, in autumn/winter a core group of flowersellers are positioned against the church. The ones from a stall of brightly coloured girls and some guys (priced €12,50) stay fresh for long but some other stalls have a nice batch too...Depends on the variety, day, time you visit. At the end of the day they will have a slight discount.
Julian Curtis (7 years ago)
Good church to look around in the old town.
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