Grote Kerk - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting
About Grote Kerk
The Grote Kerk is a majestic church in the Brabantine Gothic style, and the largest church in the city. It was built between 1284 and 1470, though some parts are newer. It became a Protestant church in 1572, and remains an active church, now owned by the Protestant Church in the Netherlands.
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Attractions Near Grote Kerk
Prince William V Gallery
0.35km from Grote Kerk
A majestic art gallery situated in the midst of the historical centre of The Hague. It is called the hidden gem of The Hague. Prince William V of Oranje-Nassau had the room built in 1774 in order to exhibit his paintings. The walls were fully covered, in order to clearly show the wealth of his collection. Amongst the paintings on display are works by Peter Paul Rubens, Jan Steen, Paulus Potter and Gerard van Honthorst.
0.36km from Grote Kerk
The Gevangenpoort is a medieval prison in The Hague . A museum has been housed in the building since 1882 . The prison gate is close to the Binnenhof and the Hofvijver . Behind the gate is what is now called the " Place " in The Hague . At the head of this square was 'het Groene Zoodje '. This was usually the place of execution , but whippings were also given here. The prison gate belongs to the ' Top 100 of the Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg '.
0.39km from Grote Kerk
Noordeinde Palace is a royal palace in the Dutch city of The Hague , located at Noordeinde . It is the working palace of King Willem-Alexander . The complex is owned by the State of the Netherlands . Central government is responsible for the structural condition and layout.The palace originated as a medieval farmhouse, which was converted into a spacious residence by the steward of the States of Holland, Willem van de Goudt in 1533.
0.59km from Grote Kerk
Museum Bredius is a museum named after Abraham Bredius on the Lange Vijverberg in The Hague. It is remarkable for its collection of etchings and paintings, but is most attractive to visitors for its accurate restoration of the 18th-century Herenhuis interior with period furnishings.
0.62km from Grote Kerk
Pulchri Studio is a Dutch art society, art institution and art studio based in The Hague, Netherlands.This institute began in 1847 at the home of painter Lambertus Hardenberg. Since 1893 the club has its residence in the villa at Lange Voorhout in The Hague. Membership is made up of painters, sculptors, photographers and art lovers, with members selected by a committee.
0.85km from Grote Kerk
Panorama Mesdag is a cylindrical panorama painting about 14 meters high and 120 meters in circumference. The painting, which is one of the oldest surviving panoramas in the world, is a vista of the North Sea , the dunes, The Hague and Scheveningen . It belongs to the ' Top 100 of the Rijksdienst voor de Monumentenzorg ' from 1990.
Discover More Attractions in South Holland, Home of Grote Kerk
South Holland is a province of the Netherlands with a population of over 3.7 million. Its capital city is The Hague, but its largest city is Rotterdam. Not only is the province a popular tourist destination, but it also happens to be one of the most densely populated and industrialized areas of the world.