In the middle of the Fortress stands Grote Kerk Naarden: a beacon of Holland for centuries. For skippers on the Zuiderzee, for the Spanish troops and the Geuzen, for the stagecoach in the seventeenth century, for visitors and residents in more than 500 years of history. Whether you are alone or with a lot, the building embraces you. With its soft light and world-famous barrel vault above your head.

Grote Kerk Naarden is a platform for quality and a place for everyone to listen, experience, share and consider.

The Grote Kerk was completed in 1479 and today it is a national monument. The painted barrel vault from 1518 is unique in the Netherlands. In addition to its cultural-historical value, the building has great social significance. Find out more about the history of this special building in Naarden-Vesting.