St. Michael's Church

Zwolle, Netherlands

St. Michael's Church in Zwolle was first time mentioned in 765 AD and the Romanesque church was erected around 1200. The current three-aisled church was erected between 1406-1466. The massive tower collapsed in 1682. The church contains a richly carved pulpit, the work of Adam Straes van Weilborch (about 1620), some good carving and an exquisite organ (1721).

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Founded: 1406-1466
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Lys (2 years ago)
An important church in the center of Zwolle, although it was closed, it is a worthy view from outside. Unique darkened old walls and gothic style of the church has a special charm.
Saji (2 years ago)
The Great Church or St. Michael's Church of Zwolle located in the city centre had at one time the tallest tower in all of Netherlands. There is renovation ongoing (Feb 2022) to the internal elements of the structure. There are music recitals inside which can be enjoyed gratis, also a book store where books can be purchased.
Roca (2 years ago)
Name of this Beautiful big church (Grote Kerk) is Sint Michaëlskerk, or St. Michael’s. It is run by the Academiehuis. Great acoustics for concerts, wide open spaces for exhibitions.
Dirk, Soraya and Lara Bonaccorsi Beetstra (3 years ago)
Wonderful building. Under phased renovation, so you can still see what the building looks like, and already admire the results. We enjoyed the bookshop and were lucky to see a live concert.
Dachi Shanidze (3 years ago)
Entered with Corona negative test. very easy.
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