De Oude Kerk
The Old Church is in the heart of the Red Light District and is the oldest monument in Amsterdam. At present the church is undergoing major restoration but large parts are still open to the public for a fee of 5e. Built in 1260 the church has had a fascinating history and if you want a comprehensive description of how the church has evolved visit The Old Church web site The church is open Monday to Saturday 11am till 5pm and Sunday 1pm to 5pm. It is closed on the 1st Jan, 30th April and Christmas Day.
Between the seats are carved figures each with its own meaning.
The spiral staircase and a fine stained glass window.