St. Andreas' Church

Hattem, Netherlands

St. Andreas' Church (Grote of Andreaskerk) was originally built in 1225. The tower is the only part remaining of this church. The current church was built in the early 15th century. The Gothic nave was completed around 1425. The church has been restored and enlarged later. The pulpit was made in 1635. The font from the 13th century dates from the first church.

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There´s a beautiful painting by Adrianus Eversen (1818-1897) of St. Andreas Church


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Founded: 1407-1425
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Delia Kloekke-Dorst (7 months ago)
It is a truly beautiful church with beautifully restored ceiling paintings, and there are two special organs. Guides in church during the summer months can tell you much more about this. The church is free to enter, Tues-Fri 2 to 5 and Sat 1 to 4.
RR VdM (8 months ago)
Why are those churches in the Netherlands always closed during the week? Take an example from Germany or Belgium.
Christiaan de Haan (11 months ago)
Beautiful church. What is told on Sunday is also worth it. So not just for tourism ?
Julio Blanco (2 years ago)
Church and main square of the beautiful town of Hattem.
Marieke Lucas (2 years ago)
Beautiful church with a true testimony through the life of Pastor Bernardus Hazen. Who took office in 1533 and despite all rejections continued to obey The Path of The Lord Jesus The Messiah and continued to follow His Will in spite of everything. An example for us all
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