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Museum Amstelkring

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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40, Amsterdam, 1012 GE

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The attic of this bourgeois house conceals a secret Catholic church, known as Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder (Our Dear Lord in the Attic), originally built in 1663, when Catholics lost their right to workship in their own way. Among other artefacts the museum house contains heavy Dutch furniture, tablecl...

Museum Amstelkring, Amsterdam - IgoUgo Reviews
We were really pleased to have stumbled across this small museum on the outskirts of Amsterdam셲 Red Light District. The history of this 쐆idden church makes the viewing even more interesting, especially as one of our friends is a staunch Catholic. The story goes, if I recall it correctly, th...

Museum Amstelkring, Amsterdam, Netherlands : Reviews of Museum Amstelkring - Yahoo! Travel
This structure is a 17th century canal house that presents the rich cultural heritage of the Netherlands. The building has a church in the attic, and most of its ...

Museum Amstelkring | Museum/Attraction Review | Amsterdam | Frommers.com
After Hartman died in 1668, Jan Reynst, a Protestant merchant, bought the house. Reynst planned to rent the attic as storage space, but realized he could make more money charging Catholic worshippers for continued use of their secret church. An 18th-century redecoration created the chapel-size churc...

Amstelkring Museum (Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) - Amsterdam - Reviews of Amstelkring Museum (Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) - TripAdvisor
This museum (also called Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) is housed in a charming canal house with 17th-century period rooms and, as a surprise to many visitors, a clandestine church in the attic, which was used by the Roman Catholics who were not allowed to ...

Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) - Amsterdam - Reviews of Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House) - TripAdvisor
I'm not a big painting or etching fan, but this house was quite interesting. You can see how some people were living in the 17th century, plus Rembrandt had got a huge house, nothing compar...

Museum Amstelkring (Our Lord in the Attic) - Amsterdam, Netherlands
, looks as if it were plucked from a Vermeer painting. With its gold chandelier and Solomonic columns, it's one of the most impressive 17th-century rooms l...

Amstelkring Museum Amsterdam satellite pictures and map location
Museum Amstelkring is a canal-side house, right on the edge of the Red Light District and maintains a historical Dutch emotional charge, as it evokes the glorious maritime past of the Netherlands. The bourgeois building was metamorphosed into a museum in 1888 when guests could visit the lower floors...

Museum Amstelkring | Amsterdam Sights
(clandestine church) that dates from the Reformation in Amsterdam, when open worship by Catholics was outlawed. Since the Oude Kerk was then relieved of its original patron, St. Nicholas, when it was de-catholicized, this became the church dedicated to him until the Sint Nicolaaskerk was built. The ...

Amstelkring Museum Our Lord in the Attic- Amsterdam, Netherlands - VirtualTourist.com
This is one of several clandestine 뱒ecret churches established after the Calvanist coup or the so-called Alteration in 1578. The Calvanists were a fanatical Protestant movement who roamed from city to city under the nickname geuzen (beggars), mudering priests, nuns & Catholic sympathisers smashing...

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