Vondelpark & Old West Neighbourhood
Left on Vondelstraat
Keep left and follow the road around the church.
Have a look again at the Vondelchurch. Are you enjoying it?
Architect Cuypers based the design of the Vondel church on a medieval example. He made use of modern techniques like steel constructions for the tower. The entrance to the church originally was on the side you entered Vondelstraat from. Offices are housed there now.
A tower has to be high, a low tower is an absurdity’, Cuypers used to say, so the tower is 50 meters high.
Continue following the road around the church.