Deventer, Netherlands

The Great Church or St. Lebuinus Church is a Gothic hall church, built between 1450 and 1525. Originally consecrated to the English missionary Lebuinus, it was one of the most distinguished churches of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Utrecht. In 1580 the temple was taken by the Calvinists, who completely eliminated the interior decoration and renamed it the Great Church. Nowadays the temple belongs to the Protestant Church in the Netherlands, while the tower belongs to the Municipality.



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Founded: 1450-1525
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Ahmet (2 months ago)
Lebuinuskerk in Deventer is a remarkable medieval church with stunning Gothic architecture. Its imposing structure and intricate details make it a must-visit for history and architecture enthusiasts. The church's rich history and cultural significance add depth to the overall experience. However, individual opinions may vary based on personal interests in historical sites and architecture.
Christoph Hinske (4 months ago)
Attended a fantastic Christmas ceremony for children. A beautiful church with a wonderfully active community.
Francesco -AMS, NL- (3 years ago)
Beautiful church!
liv (3 years ago)
Looks nice, well maintained. Tour guide was interesting and nice to talk to. Free entry was nice as well.
mad skateman (3 years ago)
This old church in the centre of Deventer is worth a visit. The church has the possibility to climb the tower using the 220 step long stairs. The fee is around 3 euro a person and the view is lovely.
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