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  • 1 The Zuiderzeemuseum (the Museum of the Zuiderzee) Recommended Recommended

    Museums and art

    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..

  • 2 Drommedaris Interesting

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    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 ..

  • 3 Westerstraat

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Westerstraat NL - 1601 Enkhuizen

    This is the main street of the city. Don't miss the beautiful facades (gables and stone facades). In particular, the one at no. 158 (to the north), dating back to 1617, is graced with a gable that bears the city crest: a girl carrying a coat of arms ..

  • 4 West-Friese Munt

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Westerstraat NL - 1601 Enkhuizen

    The former West Frisia Mint is across the street from the Church of the West. Its richly decorated façade dates from 1617. Further on, at no 109, the façade of the Orphanage (the Weeshuis) has been restored to the original, which dates back to 1616.

  • 5 Stadhuis

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    NL - 1601 Enkhuizen

    This imposing structure dates back to the end of the 17 C. Inside, the rooms are decorated with painted ceilings, tapestries and murals. At the corner of the Zwaanstratt, don't miss the former prison (or gevangenis), a small structure whose picturesq..

  • 6 Zuiderkerk or St. -Pancrasker

    Religious buildings

    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.

  • 7 The Zuiderspui

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Zuiderspui NL - 1601 Enkhuizen

    This short street is lined with beautiful facades. The one at no. 1, for example, displays five multicoloured escutcheons: the arms of Hoorn (a horn), the House of Orange, West Frisia (two lions), Enkhuisen and Medemblik (left to right).

  • 8 The Breedstraat

    Architecture, castles and historic districts

    Breedstraat NL - 1601 Enkhuizen

    This street includes some houses with beautiful stone facades. In particular, note the facade at no. 81: Den Kuiser Maegt (the girl from Enkhuisen), which represents the weapons of the city; the one at no. 60, representing an old boat; and the one at..

  • 9 Westerkerk of St. -Gomarusker

    Religious buildings

    Westerstraat NL - 1601 LA Enkhuizen

    The wooden belltower of this isolated structure (16 C) was built in the 16 C, then remodeled in the 19 C in the neoclassical style. The interior, which resembles a covered market, has three naves covered by a wooden vault. Don't miss the beautiful 16..

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