Middelburg Abbey Church

Middelburg, Netherlands

The Premonstratensian abbey in Middelburg was founded in 1127. Most of the buildings were destroyed by fire in 1492 and 1568. Today there are two adjacent churches, Koorkerk and Nieuwe Kerk. The Nieuwe Kerk dates from the 16th century, with the nearby Koorkerk abbey church dating from the 14th century. The octagonal tower, known as Lange Jan (Tall John), also originally dating from the 14th century but unfortunately has burned down several times. Its 91m height dominates the city but is difficult to photograph because of the surrounding buildings.

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Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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John Heijmans (8 months ago)
Nice building but it hasn't a whow factor
Emily K (11 months ago)
Quite a climb but worth it :)
bas klijnee (12 months ago)
Historical site, nice arquitecture, surroundings offer more historical buildings and sites
Julian G. (2 years ago)
Nice church
Julian G. (2 years ago)
Nice church ?
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