Laurenskerk Rotterdam

A breathtaking symbol of Rotterdam's rich history, the Laurenskerk is a must-see for visitors exploring the city. Located in the vibrant heart of Rotterdam, this majestic church has dominated the skyline for more than six centuries, attracting thousands of visitors annually from all over the world.

With its imposing Gothic architecture and impressive towers, the Laurenskerk is not only a religious monument, but also a cultural and architectural masterpiece. Visitors are enchanted by the beautiful stained-glass windows, detailed sculptures and serene atmosphere inside the church.

In addition to its aesthetic value, the Laurens Church also has rich historical significance. It has withstood changes and challenges over the centuries, including neglect during World War II and reconstruction afterward. It has become a symbol of resilience and perseverance, serving as a reminder of Rotterdam's past and its residents.

What is there to do in the Laurenskerk Rotterdam?

Today, the Laurenskerk is still a place of encounter. For example, concerts, lectures, conferences and/or dinners are held in the Laurenskerk! For visitors, the Laurenskerk offers a range of experiences. From admiring the beautiful architecture and exploring its rich history to attending inspiring concerts and events regularly held in the church, there is always something to discover and experience.

From mid-March through the end of October, the tower of the Laurenskerk can be climbed on Wednesdays and Saturdays. An enthusiastic guide tells the story of the "tower" during the climb. After more than 300 steps, the spectacular view of Rotterdam's skyline awaits on the roof!