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Sint Laurenskerk

Grotekerkplein 101, 3011 GC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 411 6494
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Grotekerkplein 101, 3011 GC Rotterdam, The Netherlands
+31 10 411 6494
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

This is a triumph of restoration as it was badly bombed in the war. It has the usual lofty ceiling of big Dutch churches and there are some impressive funerary monuments including the one of Witte de Walde. The lady on the desk was charming.

Thank susanwalsh
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Its tower seemed to beacon me so I kept walking towards its direction, only to find out that it was closed during my visit. There is a small park in front of this church and the statue of Erasmus is near by. Hoping it be...More

Thank LolaGo1
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Little nice church. three magnicifent organs and a beautifull altar and statues. One of the onlu chirches that also has a special place for other religions and there celebrations,

Thank gejo-fototeam
Reviewed 12 August 2017

The Gothic church is the only surviving building from medieval Rotterdam and was restored after World War II as a symbol of Rotterdam's resilience. It is located next to the Markthal and is surrounded by modern buildings making it difficult to miss. Definitely worth a...More

Thank TAIN2013
Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

I visited here using my Rotterdam Welcome Card booklet, which gave me a 50% discount on the €3 entry fee, which includes the audio guide. The Church is magnificent, especially when you realise that it was almost completely destroyed during the Second World War. The...More

Thank Donald M
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We passed this old church as we were walking from the market hall along the pedestrianised shopping streets towards the civic centre. The colourful crest above the clock on the tower caught my eye. We only viewed from outside but the surrounding area was very...More

Thank Linda A
Reviewed 15 July 2017

This gothic style church is the only middle age monument that survived from the war. Nowadays it becomes a multifunctional place. Not only for services but also for concerts, symposium, workshop, party, exposition and other events, too. We couldn't get around inside the church as...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 7 July 2017

This old church survived the world war. It's surrounded with new, modern buildings. I saw the building only from the outside. In front of the church there was a small exhibition with some photographs who tells you the story of some albino kids in Africa....More

Thank NoeB1
Reviewed 27 June 2017

Laurenskerk is one of the few remaining old gothic buildings in Rotterdam. Impressive exterior. Hard to miss as most of the surrounding buildings are relatively new.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Although Rotterdam is a very modern city for quite a long time already, still it is possible to find some vestiges of its medieval past. As a matter of fact, as they said, there is only one significant building remained from this long time passed...More

Thank Oleg Y
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