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Database of Shrines and Pilgrimage in the Netherlands

This database gives a detailed description of the pilgrimage culture in the Netherlands, from its start in the sixth century until the present. The database contains information on 662 different places of pilgrimage which were or are to be found within the borders of the present-day Netherlands. In an uniform structured way the data of these holy places inform on the sacred topography, the cultus-object, the history of the devotional and religious practices and veneration, the pilgrimage related material culture, literature and archival sources on the subject and illustrations. The bulk of all this information is however presented in the Dutch language.

 



 

 

Pilgrimage in Pictures