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Sint Walburgiskerk

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Identification

Sint Walburgiskerk
Walburgkerk
1206089

Map

Structure in General

church
existing [completed]
brown
gothic

Usages

church (roman catholic)
museum

Facts

  • After the Reformation the church served as a prison and in 1808 it returned in catholic hands, now as a parish church, which demanded the addition of a choir
  • Oldest still standing church in Arnhem
  • The church has two towers at the front, which is rare for a gothic church in The Netherlands
  • Pope Paul VI gave the church the honorary title of "Basilica Minor" in 1965
  • One of the northern towers collapsed during renovation works in the 1850s.

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Location

St. Walburgisplein 1
6811 BZ
Arnhem
Gelderland
Netherlands

Technical Data

180.45 ft
1315
1423
1951 - 1955

Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
  • National landmark
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