as promised – the grote kerk


A week or so ago, I promised to share pictures of the inside of the Grote Kerk. So, it seemed like the perfect place to go on this Good Friday – and it’s official – this is my favorite spot in Breda. The architecture, the detail, the stained glass windows, the pipe organ (I could go on… and on) – will all leave you speechless. It’s hard to believe this church was built in 1410 and remains in pristine condition. A favorite, I’ll share with you at a later time, are the church bells – every hour, on the hour, the city is filled with a lovely melody that is sure to leave you smiling.







Even the floors are a site to see –




A site I could see a thousand times and still be in awe – absolutely love pipe organs –




Bible from 1660 –



While many of you (Americans) enjoyed Good Friday as a holiday, we in the Netherlands will have Monday as an extra day of rest – so, everyone wins with a three day weekend!

Until next time – hope you have a wonderful Easter filled with love, family and friends.

XX – Whitney

6 comments on “as promised – the grote kerk

  1. Ed Nixon says:

    Absolutely stunning!

  2. Brenda Nixon says:

    Great Pictures… Phenomenal details!

  3. Mildred Otis says:

    Absolutely beautiful; especially the organ–thanks so much for sharing. We loved all the churches, cathedrals when we were in Italy–simply amazing with all the detail and beauty. So glad you are enjoying these sights.

  4. Paul says:

    Wow… now we see what we missed last tuesday, standing for the closed door….


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