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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  • We had to visit the church as our friend said it was where Mozart played the organ when he was a child, it also dates back to the 1300's ,after walking into the church you realise just how vast it...  more »
  • Knowing about the famous pipe organ in this church (played by Mozart and Handel), we knew it was a must see. We didn't expect that there would be so many other things to see in this beautiful...  more »
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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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