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When it received its City Charter in 1289, Medemblick became the Capital of Western Friesland. Once a part of the Hanseatic League, today it is the one of the "dead towns" of the old Zuiderzee. To the north of the town is the Ir pumping station. Lely is the most important of the stations which keep this polder dry. A tourist railway ( stoomstram ) links the town to Hooorn while a boat service runs between Medemblik and Enkhuizen.

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Tourist attractions Medemblik : Things to see and do

  • Oosterhaven Interesting

    NL - 1671 Medemblik

    Along this basin (Eastern basin), you will see many old façades. Those at numbers 22, 43 and 44 are decorated with sculpted stones. From the end of the quay, there is an attractive view over the IJsselmeer.

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  • Kasteel Radboud

    NL - 1671 AM Medemblik

    This castle, built in the 8C by Radboud (King of the Friesians), stands on the opposite side to the Oosterhaven. It was fortified around 1288 by the Count of Holland Floris V, who transformed it to hold the inhabitants of western Friesland, who had j..

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  • Westerhaven

    Westerhaven NL - 1671 Medemblik

    This quay, which borders one of the main port basins (Westerhaven: west basin), has some attractive houses. Especially noteworthy are those at nos 9 to 14, with stepped gables, and those at nos 16 and 20. In the Torenstraat, which goes away from the ..

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  • Restinn Medemblik

    Zuiderkwelweg 1 NL - 1771 SG Medemblik

    Restinn Medemblik is a unique hotel situated in the compound of a long-established farmhouse. Enjoy traditional hospitality in the picturesque Dutch countryside. The hotel offers cabins for 2 persons, situated directly on the farmyard. They are comf..

  • Hotel Medemblik

    Oosterhaven 1 NL - 1671 AA Medemblik

    Hotel Medemblik is situated in a charming town set on one of Europe's largest inland lakes, the IJsselmeer. Ideally located in the city centre, you can walk around the town and park your car for free. Guests benefit from free Wi-Fi in their room. Al..

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