Spiritual stopover at Ons' Lieve Heer Op Solder

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Spiritual stopover at Ons' Lieve Heer Op Solder

While Amsterdam's atmosphere moves more towards excitement than contemplation, visiting Ons' Lieve Heer Op Solder Museum, a national symbol of religious freedom, is a source of wonder.

The historic heart of Amsterdam offers a hidden treasure that has been religiously cared after since the Golden Age. In a magnificent manor house, built between 1661 and 1663 along a canal, is the Ons' Lieve Heer Op Solder Museum (in English, literally: "Our Lord in the Attic"). This mysterious name illustrates a fascinating story that you will discover by wandering through the three floors of the house.

It is on the top floor that its most precious relic is revealed. Instead of an old and dusty attic, you will find an exquisite clandestine church. This secret place of prayer was commissioned by its former owner, a rich Catholic merchant, at the time when Holland was still governed by the Protestant Reformation. The pious shopkeeper thus invited God and his flock to his home to pray for their salvation in the utmost secrecy. A magnificent spiritual place to be amazed and gather your thoughts.

Ons' Lieve Heer Op Solder
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 38
1012 GD Amsterdam

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