Synode 5D, travel back in time to 1618
In the winter of 1618-1619, Dordrecht hosted an event known as the Synod. The question up for debate during this Calvinist ecclesiastical assembly was the extent to which individual interpretation of the articles of faith should be permitted. This issue had political implications as well. Internal conflicts were threatening to tear the fledging Dutch Republic apart. Will the Synod manage to preserve a sense of unity?
What awaited them here? Synode 5D enables you to visit the city as it was then. You download the app in the store and travel back in time to 1618. You can also explore these places using your computer at home. Visit the website at www.synode5d.nl.
The flat polder landscape is ideal for cycling. Everything is a short distance away and you can make really splendid day trips on a bike. Compile your own route and hire a bicycle.
IThis year it will be 400 years ago that the Dordrecht Synod started. This international, protestant gathering took six months and had no less than 180 sessions.