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...

Speeltoren

Lingerzijde 1
1135 AM EDAM
There are records of a Church, formerly called the Church of Our Dear Lady, on this site since 1350 and the tower itself dates fro...

Posthoornkerk - Church

Haarlemmerstraat 124-126
1013 EX AMSTERDAM
Built by P.J.H. Cuypers – the famous architect responsible for Amsterdam’s Central Station and Rijksmuseum – in 1863, the Posthoor...

Oud-Katholieke Kerk - Church

Ruysdaelstraat 37
1071 XA AMSTERDAM
Dating from 1914, the Old Catholic Church on the Ruysdaelstraat succeeded the secret church HH. Petrus en Paulus on the Barndestee...

Noorderkerk

Noordermarkt 44
1015 NA AMSTERDAM
The Noorderkerk is a lovely 16th-century church located in the centre of Amsterdam in the charming Jordaan district. Besides funct...

Sint Olofskapel

Prins Hendrikkade 59-72
1012 AD AMSTERDAM
The original Sint Olofskapel (Saint Olof’s chapel) was built between 1440 and 1450, making it the oldest chapel in Amsterdam. It w...

Waalse Kerk (Wallonian Church)

Walenpleintje 159
1012 JZ AMSTERDAM
The Waalse Kerk (Wallonian Church) dates all the way back to 1409. It was originally used as a monastery chapel, but in the 16th c...

Vredeskerk (Iglesia de la paz)

Pijnackerstraat 9
1072 JS AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam’s Vredeskerk (Peace Church) was consecrated in 1924. The design of the church was strongly influenced by Art Deco. The 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.
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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 ...