Westerkerk CLOSED TO VISITORS UNTIL SUMMER 2019

 
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Historic Protestant church and burial place of Rembrandt
Built in the 1620s and early 30s, this Dutch Renaissance church remains the largest built for Protestant worship, and is also where Rembrandt, his lover and his son were buried. Located across from the Prinsengracht and near to the Anne Frank House. Renovation in 2019, so open to church-goers only. Visitor access from summer 2019.

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      YourPalPete Over a year ago

      Rembrandt's Burial Place
      Westerkerk is the high-spired church in the Jordaan area of Amsterdam, near the Homomonument and Anne Frank House. The church is a part of the Dutch Reformed Church, which is the U. S. equivalent of Presbyterian. If you happen to be in the area, go inside for a few minutes and look around. Rembrandt was buried in a pauper's grave somewhere on the site, and there is a plaque inside Westerkerk commemorating him.

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