The church of Exmorra is a small one-aisled church from the 13th century. In ca. 1300 the nave was lengthened and a tower was added. Of this tower, which collapsed in 1836, only the lower part remains. That same year the wooden tower and the western facade were built. Until the church was restored in 1963-1966 it was covered with a thick coat of plaster, underneath which many traces of its original Romanesque condition had been preserved. The big windows in the nave were replaced by smaller ones on the north side. On this side the wall has a peculiar curve. In the south wall thelarger windows, which are probably from the 19th century, remained.



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Founded: 13th century
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Aly Wijbenga (3 years ago)
To sing! In unison. Top!
Jantsje Westra (3 years ago)
In 2018 we were allowed to perform the beautiful project "Titus Words Will Take Wing" with the Frysk Fanfare Orchestra in this special church. In February 2020 we will carry out the project "Frisia meets Anglia, at 5 ft distance" in the Martini Church. A beautiful space in terms of concerts with special acoustics. We're looking forward to it!
Hans van Beusichem (3 years ago)
In this church we sounded our songs. I can start to long for the normal more and more
Paul de Vos (3 years ago)
This week a live TV broadcast organized from the Martini Church in Bolsward. Particularly surprised by the professional and adequate guidance by the manager of the Martini Church and the manager of the associated Convent. Very flexible (nothing was too much), clear and very fast in answering questions. Recommended as an event location!
Pjotter (5 years ago)
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