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Tropical church style building

A perfect example of tropical buildings style , nice smal church, hope they keep this , and restore... read more

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Amazingly deep relief carvings of birds trees, and coats of arms adorn the granite gravestones of... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2017
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Banda Neira, Indonesia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A perfect example of tropical buildings style , nice smal church, hope they keep this , and restore to old glory, too beautiful to let it run down

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

We walked up to the doors only to find them locked. We weren't there for more than 10 seconds when a young man from the Naval compound across the street ran over asking us if we wanted to look in. You can read and see...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Jared F
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Amazingly deep relief carvings of birds trees, and coats of arms adorn the granite gravestones of Dutch people which form much of the floor. Quite impressive given the dates, all in the first half of the 1700s. When we visited, the man who introduced himself...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

unique church with great architecture. It had unique interior in their wall and floor. Located near traditional market of banda neira.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 11 December 2016

Following the 1999-2002 horrible communal Moluccan wars the central government spent millions in 2010 restoring many 15-18th C Dutch Colonial monuments and edifices. This photo is the attractive Vice-Governors 17th C office or palace. There is apparently only one colonial church that escaped the burnings...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Kendd
Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

This church is from the 17 century and is still very well maintained. The interesting part are the tombstones, one in English, some in Latin and most in Dutch. Several governors are buried here. One interesting detail, not only the date of birth and death...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 30 November 2016

located in the center of banda neira town only wlak away from my homestay at the same street. this photogenic church stand alone as the only one church the whole island. beautiful during sunset. most of the time are closed, but im sure it open...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed 22 June 2016

I think this is the only church from the Dutch days. Not really much to see but Banda Is small and it is a pleasant town to stroll around in. I love the colonial parts of Indonesia.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank zunip
Reviewed 2 November 2015

This place is awesome. the church was built by 2 dutch missionaries. the building was erected above 30 stone graves of dutch soldier. Until these days, the church is still active and the grave still untouched. The platform for the pastor is placed around 1...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank harry_mdj
Reviewed 2 November 2015

I am writing only because that photo is not the Banda Neira church. It was destroyed in the conflict in 1999 and rebuilt recently. The floor is made up of old Dutch tombstones. It is all new, just a replica of what had been there...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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