St. John's Cathedral, Den Bosch

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St. John's Cathedral is a prime example of Gothic architecture. Built from 1220 to 1530, this Catholic church has operated as a place of worship for multiple denominations over the years. The church has undergone three rounds of restorations, the most recent finishing in 2010. Admire the 25 angel statues that were added, including one dressed in jeans and holding a mobile phone. The phone has only one button, which, according to the artist, is a direct dial to God. See the large stained-glass windows and an organ of great importance due to its long history. Our Den Bosch journey builder app makes visiting St. John's Cathedral and other Den Bosch attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • A magnificent cathedral unlike anything one might expect to see in the Netherlands. Besides a superb interior, the east end of the exterior is so peaceful. We went back multiple times. 
    A magnificent cathedral unlike anything one might expect to see in the Netherlands. Besides a superb interior, the east end of the exterior is so peaceful. We went back multiple times.  more »
  • The greatness and splendour of the cathedral was marred by unfriendly reception and lack of information. I had visited the cathedral and was apparently too late (though the doors were open and... 
    The greatness and splendour of the cathedral was marred by unfriendly reception and lack of information. I had visited the cathedral and was apparently too late (though the doors were open and...  more »
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  • Beautiful stain glass and church had such magnificent carving around the organ pipes and the pews were also so decoratively crafted no photos to be taken inside but just beautiful to visit
  • This Cathedral is amazing from the beginning you can see its Gothic style from the outside and inside --however, back on the days was more Romanesque but it was demolished =( --. You can walk for most of the places inside. as It is Gothic the combination between dark places and lights, makes it perfect contrast. the main tower has 74 meters and this make it the highest church in The Netherlands.

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