Rinsumageast Church

Rinsumageast, Netherlands

Saint Alexander’s church in Rinsumageast was built of tuffstone originally in the 11th century. The semicircular choir was built in the 12th century followed by the nave and the tower dates from the 13th century. Under the choir is a crypt, uniek for the north of the Nederlands. The church was enlarged in ca. 1525 with the replacement of the southern aisle by a new one. The monumental Pipe organ was built in 1892 by Bakker & Timmenga.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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greetje de jong (3 years ago)
Beautiful old church, the tour with explanation was educational
Marcel Huijboom (4 years ago)
Beautiful church unfortunately not open!
ester weening (5 years ago)
Henk Van Dijk (5 years ago)
Beautiful church with a special crypt
Jilles Leijstra (5 years ago)
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