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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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De Librije

ENKHUIZEN

In The Netherlands, there is still one seventeenth-century city library left that has been preserved in its original location. That is the librije of ...

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Windmill De Herder

MEDEMBLIK

The windmill was first mentioned on maps in 1555. In 1930 this mill could not operate on wind alone any longer, due to the erection of a new overhead ...

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Benedictijner Abbey

EGMOND-BINNEN

You can visit the abbey or buy something in the shop.

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Hemony carillons

ENKHUIZEN

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De Nederlands Hervormde (Grote) Kerk

DE RIJP
5 May 2019 - 21 September 2019

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Windmill Kijkduin

SCHOORL

Called "Kijkduin", the windmill is a round stone ground sailer built in 1772 as a flour mill. Even before 1575 a windmill mill stood on this site, ...

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De Oude Gouwsboom

ENKHUIZEN

The fortress in Enkhuizen has two water gates. One of them is the Oude Gouwsboom. The Oude Gouwsboom is a historic water gate that dates from the end ...

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De Westfriese Munt

ENKHUIZEN

In the Westerstraat is the Munt ('coin'), the building where the VOC coins were struck. This happened alternately in Enkhuizen, Hoorn or Medemblik. ...

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De Boerenboom

ENKHUIZEN

The fortress wall was designed by the Alkmaar mayor Adriaan Anthonisz and is an example of the so-called old Dutch fortress system. At 2 points, the ...

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