Pieterskerk

This attractive Romanesque church was built in 1048. This was one of four churches planned by Bishop Bernold (1027-1054) to form a cross around the cathedral, which at that time was still St-Martin's church. On the wall in front of the chancel, note the Maas bas-reliefs (from around 1170) found during the church restoration. The particularly lovely crypt is home to the sandstone sarcophagus containing the mortal remains of Bernold, the church's founder.

Useful information

Address:

3512 JR Utrecht

Phone:

+31 30 231 1485

Price:

free of charge

Opening hours

Jul-mid Sep: Tue-Sat 11am-5pm; rest of year: Sat noon-4pm

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