The first Protestant church built in Amsterdam, South Church (Zuiderkerk) played an important role in the life of Rembrandt, who lived and worked very near this location. Designed by Dutch Renaissance architect Hendrick de Keyser in 1611, the distinctive church features an eye-catching tower and lead-covered spire. Claude Monet painted the building during one of his visits to Amsterdam, focusing his composition on the soaring spire. The church held its final service in 1929, and housed the city morgue during the infamous "Hunger Winter" of 1944. Today the building remains open for private events and offers guided tours to the top of the tower. South Church (Zuiderkerk) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Amsterdam Edition.
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South Church (Zuiderkerk) Reviews
南の教会です．レンブラントの家の近くにあり，高い塔と時計が目印です．中のステンドグラスもとても素敵です． more »It is a church in the south. Located near Rembrandt's house, the high tower and clock are a landmark. The stained glass inside is also very nice.
The city's oldest Protestant church, a nice one but not that impressive just had a look from the outside since it was closed. more »
Great place to see. Some of the picture with a nice day turn out very well. Good history to the place and nice places to eat near by.
View from afar is amazing and makes for perfect pictures at night.
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