Local nameVrouwekerk
LocationLeiden, Netherlands

The Vrouwekerk or Vrouwenkerk, originally known as the Onze-Lieve-Vrouwekerk, was a 14th-Century church in the Dutch city of Leiden. In the early 17th Century, the church was attended by the Pilgrims as well as by the first colonists to settle on Manhattan.The ruined remains of this Gothic church are located on the Vrouwenkerkhof square opposite Museum Boerhaave, just north of the busy shopping street Haarlemmerstraat. The alley Vrouwenkerksteeg, which runs from the Haarlemmerstraat to the Vrouwenkerkhof, is also named after the Vrouwekerk church. The church remains have rijksmonument status. In 2008-2009 the church underwent restoration.

Carolus Clusius and Joseph Justus Scaliger were buried in the Vrouwekerk.

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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vrouwekerk

Address Vrouwenkerkhof, Leiden

Coordinates 52°9'39.851" N 4°29'22.113" E

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