Twijzel Church

Twijzel, Netherlands

Saint Peter's church in Twijzel was built in 1692 out of brick and has a triple closed choir. The church is built against the medieval tower that dates from the 13th century. On top of the tower it is a gable roof witch was placed in 1787. The Pipe organ was built in 1905 by Bakker & Timmenga from Leeuwarden.

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Founded: 1692
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Anneke van der Veen (3 years ago)
Too bad because of the corona time A friend was confirmed as an elder
magonda Bouma- van der Werff (4 years ago)
Baktaai Salade (5 years ago)
Beautiful church that has just been maintained.
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