Things to see and do - Naarden
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Naarden Travel guide
Naarden : Michelin's recommendations
The former capital of the Gooi was bathed by the Zuiderzee and was swallowed up in the 12C. It was rebuilt in the 14C further inland and became an important stronghold seized by the Spanish in 1572 then by the French in 1673. Today, it is a peaceful town still surrounded by its impressive 17C fortifications .
Tourist attractions Naarden : Things to see and do
The five bunkers one of which has six bastions (Turfpoort) have been converted into a museum. Canons, weapons, uniforms, engravings and an audiovisual presentation illustrate the lively history of the town. The high points of the visit are the listen..
This attractive Renaissance town hall has stepped gables and dates from 1601. The interior is furnished in the old style and is decorated with 17C paintings. It contains a model of the fortifications as they were in the 17C.
This Gothic church is dedicated to St Vitus. The wooden cradle vault is decorated with attractive 16C paintings illustrating scenes from the Old and the New Testament. From the 45m high tower (235 steps), there is an attractive view over the fortific..
IJsselmeerweg 3 NL - 1411 AA Naarden
NH Naarden is situated in the beautiful recreation area Het Gooi, near the A1 motorway. Amsterdam is 20 minutes away by car and you can unwind in the sauna and fitness room. Free Wi-Fi is available. The hotel rooms are comfortably decorated and have..
Kooltjesbuurt 1 NL - 1411 RZ Naarden
Restaurant with a contemporary décor in an outbuilding connected to the arsenal of the former fortified town. Up-to-date cuisine with lighter portions - to enjoy even more delights.