News of: Wednesday, April 04 2007,

Amsterdam church towers open for climbing

In the centre of Amsterdam are 3 church towers with staircases that you can climb. Two of them opened this weekend, the Westerkerk tower will open later.

The towers can be climbed with a guide, who gives explanation about the tower.

The 3 towers are:

Oudekerk (Old Church) in the Red Light District, on Saturday and Sunday (April 1 - September 30), from 12-3.30pm every half hour.
Entrance EUR 6,-.

Zuiderkerk (in the Nieuwmarkt area, at Zuiderkerkhof)
Monday through Saturday (April 1 to September 30), from 12-3.30 pm, every half hour
Entrance: EUR 6,- (6 to 12 years: EUR 3,-)

Westertoren (near Jordaan area, next to Anne Frank House)
Monday through Saturday (May 11 September 30), 10am-5.30pm every half hour
Entrance EUR 6,-