Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), Haarlem

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At Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo), view one of the largest and most beautiful organs in the world, a 1738 Muller that has been played by musicians like G.F. Handel and Mozart. This capacious Pre-Reformation church was converted to Protestantism in 1538. Walk around and view the inner and outer details by yourself, or take one of the guided tours offered in five languages: English, Dutch, German, French, and Spanish. Make Sint-Bavokerk (Church of St. Bavo) part of your personalized Haarlem itinerary using our Haarlem trip planner .
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  • The Sint-Bavokerk is located directly on the large market. It is a Gothic building built between 1370 and 1520, with a wooden bell tower as a special feature. The nave is dominated inside by Christian Müller's 30 m high church organ, which is also played with a bit of luck (great!). The entrance fee of €2.50 is worth it simply because of the organ.
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  • Very nice church with a lot of history. Also the super large and imposing organ was played. Has a lot of history.
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  • The swing is really fun and worth the 5 euros. However, I'm not sold on how expensive it is to get into the building. The top is bouncing with people, music, a bar, and some cool tourist photo spots. If you have to kill time while inside the building, go down a floor or two and check out the views. They have little, cool things to enjoy
  • Cheap entry price. Beautiful place. I think the were tuning or checking the organs when we went in so got an impromptu concert. That was fantastic. Go in if you are about. You wont be sorry.
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