Grote Sint Laurenskerk, Alkmaar

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Grote or Sint-Laurenskerk (English: Great, or St. Lawrence church) is a landmark formerly Protestant church in Alkmaar, Netherlands, now in secular use. The building is located on the Koorstraat (choir street). It is mostly closed in the winter and open for tourists in the summer months or by appointment.

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  • Visited the yearly Hielander Whisky tasting festival which takes place in this big church. Great location, and one can still enjoy some of the interior like the arches, stained glass and organ. 
    Visited the yearly Hielander Whisky tasting festival which takes place in this big church. Great location, and one can still enjoy some of the interior like the arches, stained glass and organ.  more »
  • Yes, sad to say, but this old historic building is now basically a museum that holds concerts etc. However that doesn't mean it's not worth a visit. Especially if you are into architecture and how.....  more
    Yes, sad to say, but this old historic building is now basically a museum that holds concerts etc. However that doesn't mean it's not worth a visit. Especially if you are into architecture and how.....  more »
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  • Huge indoor space, beautiful woodwork especially in the ceiling. A climb up into the galleries is possible for the nimble. Helpful guides tell the story of the building.
  • This is a wonderful place with a great history

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