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De Librije

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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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Hemony carillons

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De Oude Gouwsboom

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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

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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

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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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Weeshuis

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City prison

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Next to the town hall in Enkhuizen is the city prison: a tall narrow building which is remarkably skewed by sagging. The cells are still intact and ...

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The town hall

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The town hall is the epitome of the large, prosperous city of Enkhuizen in the Golden Age. It was built in 1686/1688. The architect was Steven ...

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City prison

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Next to the town hall in Enkhuizen is the city prison: a tall narrow building which is remarkably skewed by sagging. The cells are still intact and ...

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Westerkerk

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The Westerkerk is located in the historic heart of the city of Enkhuizen. The monumental Church is completely restored and is nowadays an important ...

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