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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Justin Duncan (23 months ago)
Had the privilege of visiting this cathedral when we visited Roermond.
Christopher Roche (2 years ago)
Was interesting to visit this Cathedral. Admission was free and was made to feel welcome. I wish I could have spent longer and get more information on the history.
Rasmus (2 years ago)
Interesting cathedral with beautiful artwork. The English-speaking guide was very friendly and willing to tell about the church. Also surprisingly child-friendly for a church as the guides were very patient and were not bothered when our two children made noise.
Mariusz Kupczak (3 years ago)
Really great, but why id it opened only for 3 hours per day (2-5 pm)....
Ricardo Liberato (4 years ago)
Beautifully kept and monumental.
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