Attractions
Points of interest

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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Doopsgezinde vermaning

ENKHUIZEN

The Mennonite Church is of architectural-historical value: it is considered a representative example of a neo-renaissance church. The main shape and ...

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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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Snouck van Loosenhuis

ENKHUIZEN

The Snouck of Loosenhuis is a prominent townhouse in Enkhuizen. The 18th-century part of the former house of the Snouck van Loosen family, became ...

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Weeshuis

ENKHUIZEN

The orphanage is located in the Westerstraat. The outbuilding looks old, but the facade is a copy. Materials from the old facade, which used to be ...

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Spuihuisje

ENKHUIZEN

This former lockkeeper's house was built above the passage to the Zuiderhaven. It contains the lifting mechanism of the lock gate that was to prevent ...

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Westerkerk

ENKHUIZEN

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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City prison

ENKHUIZEN

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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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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