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Pieterskerk

Pieterskerkhof 1a | Kloksteeg 16, 2311 SL, Leiden, The Netherlands
+31 71 512 4319
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Pieterskerk is fascinating.

As the church that the American Mayflower Pilgrims worshipped at, I was a little overwhelmed... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Natalie P
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Parkville, Maryland
The sheer space of it.....

Walking into the immense empty space is an overwhelming experience. A booklet as given on loan to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
aafke b
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Gouda, The Netherlands
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Pieterskerkhof 1a | Kloksteeg 16, 2311 SL, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 5 days ago

As the church that the American Mayflower Pilgrims worshipped at, I was a little overwhelmed walking in. There is certainly a sense of majesty and amazing history in this building. The docent who spoke with me was very knowledgable and had great stories and anecdotes...More

Thank Natalie P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walking into the immense empty space is an overwhelming experience. A booklet as given on loan to help you find your way, but it can be bought afterwards. The church has a long history, well-preseved gravestones, interesting names and lots of beautifully written golden admonitions...More

Thank aafke b
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Really enjoyed our visit as part of a walk around Leiden. We stayed an hour in this really large former church. There is a small restaurant there also. It is historically interesting as it has been there since 1120.

Thank garfieldBelfast
Reviewed 1 November 2017

I had a nice visit here and I really loved the adjacent buildings. I stayed about two hours. It's a wonderfully large church (ex-church, as it is), and it is now empty of pews etc. I enjoyed the Pilgrim plaques outside, I visited the little...More

Thank john2422017
Reviewed 1 November 2017 via mobile

Again this church is not open, but is it a church? Walking around the building, the architecture is nice. And very happy that the white church was open to the public.

Thank FayeInAmsterdam
Reviewed 15 October 2017

There isn't a whole lot to see here, it was a church but is not anymore. We couldn't find the entrance and realized it was through the café. They use the' monument' for functions which they were preparing for the day we came. The numbered...More

Thank Venusalberta33
Reviewed 25 September 2017

It is the usual setting for concerts, cultural events, dinners, banquets, presentations, exhibitions and many more. It is an impressive historic site for a venue of an intimate dinner to conferences up to a considerably large number of guests. The cafe was our entrance to...More

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

It's a bit interesting as this was built in stages doo is a mix of different materials. It's not a very ornate church, which is explained in the info (available in different languages). I was a bit miffed at having to pay an extra 3...More

Thank snowpingu
Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to this beautiful church. It has a lot of history including being the place of worship for the Pilgrim Fathers. The entry cost of three euros is reasonable especially when you consider there is no other revenue stream for the building....More

1  Thank Kathy H
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

You enter the church through the cafe. It cost 3 euro each to go inside which I don't like paying to go into a church but this is no longer and actual church and more a monument which needs money to be cared for. When...More

Thank Leeanne G
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