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Aalten (G)

Town-like village in the Achterhoek region. Population is mostly protestant.

 

 

 

 

 

The reformed church or Helenakerk is a 15th-century Gothic pseudobasilica with a Romanesque tower from the 12th century.

Location: Landstraat 22

 

 

 

 

 

 

The synagogue was built in neo-Classical style in 1857. The architect is unknown.

Location: Stationsstraat 7

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gereformeerde Westerkerk is a small building in neo-Classical style. It was designed by H. van den Brand and built in 1891.

Location: Hogestraat 54

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Gereformeerde Oosterkerk was built in 1912. It's a building in Rationalistic style and was designed by A. Nauta.

Location: Oosterkerkstraat 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

The catholic St. Helena was built in 1950-1952 and was designed by J. van Dongen. It replaced a church designed by A. Tepe, which was destroyed in 1945. Only the two lower segments of the tower remain of Tepe's church.

Location: Dijkstraat 11

 

 

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