Friday, June 26, 2015

Rotterdam Grote Kerk

The church was largely destroyed in the May, 1940, bombing, but has been rebuilt; and considerably renovated, replacing the destroyed stained glass windows with more translucent glass, and the floors with much lighter material.
From the big square

In the church square, Hendrik de Keyser's 1622
bronze statue of Erasmus, Rotterdam's favorite
son, the "Prince of Humanists"

The doors of the church depict the horrors of

Window treatment


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