church or place of worship

Amsterdam’s beautiful churches and religious buildings often have a historic story behind them and have become architectural attractions in their own right – even if you’re not planning to attend a service. In fact, many are no longer used as a place of worship, but now serve as concert venues, museums or even (occasionally) nightclubs!

Churches & places of worship

Amsterdam’s beautiful churches and synagogues are attractions in their own right, even if you’re not planning to attend a service. In fact, many are n...

The smallest church

Meerpad 9
1025 LA AMSTERDAM
The smallest church in Amsterdam is 150 years old. It is located in Nieuwendam, a neighbourhood in Amsterdam North.

Singelkerk

Singel 452
1017 AW AMSTERDAM
The Singelkerk is a Mennonite church. The building is a wonderful example of the so-called “clandestine churchs”. They got this na...

Buiksloterkerk

Buiksloterkerkpad 10
1034 VZ AMSTERDAM
Built in 1609, the charming Buiksloterkerk (church) lies nestled between picturesque houses on the Buiksloterdijk. Inside the chur...

Westerkerk

Prinsengracht 281
1016 GW AMSTERDAM
Located mere footsteps from the Anne Frank House in Amsterdam, this 17th-century Protestant church is the largest of its kind in t...

Dominicuskerk (Dominican church)

Spuistraat 12
1012 TS AMSTERDAM
The Dominicans are a religious community that derives its inspiration from the Christian tradition. The Dominicuskerk is a religio...
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Vondelkerk (Vondel Church)

Vondelstraat 120
1054 GS AMSTERDAM
The charming Vondelkerk (Vondel Church) stands at the edge of the Vondelpark and was used as a church from 1880 to 1977. Today it ...

Mozes en Aäronkerk

Waterlooplein 205
1011 PG AMSTERDAM
Located on Amsterdam’s Waterlooplein, the Mozes en Aäronkerk (Moses and Aaron Church) has a long and interesting history. The curr...

Begijnhofkapel

Begijnhof 30
1012 WT AMSTERDAM
The Begijnhofkapel (Begijnhof chapel) is also known as the Johannes en Ursula Kerk. Built in 1672, the chapel serves as a centre ...