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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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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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Stichting Alkmaarse Synagoge

ALKMAAR

The synagogue is in its fully restored as much as possible example of an old photograph which existed from the interior. Next to the synagogue is a ...

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Museummolen

SCHERMERHORN

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Lighthouse J.C.J. van Speyk

EGMOND AAN ZEE

Lighthouse with sandstone Neo-Classicist pedestal on which a bronzed iron lion is placed. The lighthouse was extended by 1.5 meters in 1838. The ...

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De Gouden Engel

KOEDIJK

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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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"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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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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