St. Christopher's Cathedral

Roermond, Netherlands

In 1410 St.Christopher's church was moved to the market square, inside the new town wall. The church was badly damated during the Second World War. The tower was one day before the liberation blown up by the Germans and rebuilt after the war in modified form. On 13 April 1992 caused an earthquake in Roermond for significant damage.

On top is a huge statue of St. Christopher watching over Roermond. Today the cathedral is the main church of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Roermond.

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Founded: 1410
Category: Religious sites in Netherlands

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Joost Holstege (2 years ago)
Average sermon. Thanks for welcoming me. Great singing, glad to be a guest, especially to the singing ! Thanks !
Donrita Reefman (2 years ago)
Grand, gracious, noble liturgies
Adrian Klawikowski (2 years ago)
Beautiful is like Say nothing. Amazing and very nice guide.
Rob Odekerken (3 years ago)
Very special to me personaly. The statue of saint Christoffel on top of the tower is a landmark for travellers. You can visit the cathedral for free and there are volunteers available for information. I also recommend a guided tour you can book at the tourist information office nearby.
Railthe Trails (3 years ago)
#29Roermond this 15th Century Gothic Cathedral has a gilded statue of St Christopher on the tower. They cater well to tourists with a gift shop at the front, once you pass this and enter the basilica the smell of Frankincense and Myrrh along with the choral music on speaker is quiet relaxing. Beautiful modern stain glass windows, an altar from Cuypers workshop and a silent chapel dedicated to St James. #railthetrails
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