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Kasteel Radboud

MEDEMBLIK

Count Floris V had a stronghold built at the border of the Almere (now IJsselmeer) in the 13th century. The fortress formed part of a series of strongholds he had built to keep the Westfrisians under control. The only stronghold preserved is the castle at Medemblik. While visiting Radboud Castle, you can see a tapestry showing why Floris V had built Radboud Castle. Through animations you will be shown how people lived in the Middle Ages, wat they ate, drank, how they made their clothes, how war was waged and how a castle was built. A visit at the castle is worthwhile for children ...

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Dutch Reformed Church (Keijserkerk)

MIDDENBEEMSTER

Three years after the reclamation, the polder committee, then largely consisting of prominent Amsterdammers, suggested to the building master, ...

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Flour mill the Nachtegaal

MIDDENBEEMSTER

After De Beemster was reclaimed in 1612, the intention was to build five flour mills on the reclaimed land. In the end that became just one.

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‘Boschrijk’ farm

WESTBEEMSTER

A farm property built in 1875 for a gain merchant from De Rijp. The South Holland stall is unusual in that the cows did not stand facing the outside ...

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"De Lepelaar” farm

MIDDENBEEMSTER

A fine example of an old stolp farm dating from 1683. There is a beautiful facade with upper room. Beneath the upper room there was a milk cellar for ...

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Rustenhove

MIDDENBEEMSTER

Rustenhove was built in 1786 as a mansion on the site of a vanished homestead. The beautiful cast iron port and the arch bridge date from the same ...

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"De Kleine Bijenkorf” farm

MIDDENBEEMSTER

De Kleine Bijenkorf stands on the inside plot (BK) 59, allotted to Gerrit Dirckz Meerman from Delft in 1612.

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Convent O.L. Vrouwe van Lourdes

WESTBEEMSTER

This convent was built in 1910 next to the existing church and vicarage that were built in 1879. One of the tasks of the nuns was teaching at the ...

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Baptist church Vermaning

MIDDENBEEMSTER

On 1st October 1784 the foundation stone was laid, proved by the gable tablet. Text on the gable tablet: Trusting God’s Precious Blessing His ...

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"De Eenhoorn” farm

MIDDENBEEMSTER

"De Eenhoorn" farm is the most lavish example of a stolp farm in De Beemster. The living section is of brick and the stable section extending out to ...

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