Things to see and do - Enkhuizen
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Enkhuizen Travel guide
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The residence of the Frisian chiefs until 1289, Enkhuisen was fortified at the start of the 16C and was also one of the first towns to revolt against the Spanish. The once flourishing port (herring fishing), silted up in the 18C, completely gave up its maritime activities with the construction of the dyke on the IJsselmeer (1932). Since then the town has exploited the fertility of the land behind it by growing tulips. A dyke road links it to Lelystad.
Tourist attractions Enkhuizen : Things to see and do
Wierdijk 12-22 NL - 1601 LA Enkhuizen
This attraction consists of an indoor museum (the Binnenmuseum) and an outdoor museum (the Buitenmuseum). The Binnenmuseum, whose main focus is the maritime activities of the region (fishing, navigation, commerce), occupies 12 buildings, including 17..
NL - 1601 LA Enkhuizen
This imposing building, a remnant of the town enceinte that once overlooked the entrance to the port, today houses a restaurant. The enceinte consists of a semi-circular tower and an attached structure with a door. The bells, the work of Hemony, are ..
NL - 1601 Enkhuizen
This church is flanked by a beautiful Gothic tower whose wooden pinnacle was added in the 16 C. The bells were produced by the Hemony brothers.
Dijk 74 NL - 1601 GK Enkhuizen
Prix Prices from : 70 €
Die Port van Cleve is a cosy hotel situated in the city centre of Enkhuizen, along the harbor. The train station and tourist information office are a 3-minute walk away. All rooms have a private bathroom. The outside terrace offers a view on the h..
Breedstraat 59 NL - 1601 KB Enkhuizen
Located in Enkhuizen in the harbour area nearby the lake Ijsselmeer, Het Wapen van Enkhuizen offers rooms with free Wi-Fi access. Zuiderzeemuseum is 180 metres away. Rooms here will provide you with a flat-screen TV and a seating area. Coffee/tea fa..
Westerstraat 217 NL - 1601 AH Enkhuizen
Located at 500 metres from the harbour area on the edge of Enkhuizen close to the Ijsselmeer, Recuerdos offers rooms overlooking the monumental garden with a calm atmosphere. Each of Recuerdos' rooms features a terrace, a TV and coffee/tea facilitie..
Dijk 28 NL - 1601 GJ Enkhuizen
This rustic restaurant is in what was once a storage depot for the Dutch East India Company. It has views of the water and defence tower in the harbour. This established name in the area lives up to its reputation and serves classic dishes made from ..
Breedstraat 158 NL - 1601 KG Enkhuizen
Charming little bistro that was once a forge. Renovated rustic dining room, convivial atmosphere, traditional dishes and a menu that is popular with regulars.