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Naarden Travel guide
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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
NL - 1411 PE Naarden
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 fort..
Westwalstraat 6 NL - 1411 Naarden
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..
Kloosterstraat 33 NL - 1411 Naarden
This museum recalls the life and works of Comenius, a Czech humanist persecuted as a result of belonging to the Community of Bohemian Brothers and who spent the last years of his life in Amsterdam. Comenius' research was mainly dedicated to education..
Cattenhagestraat 9 NL - 1411 CR Naarden
Numerous culinary delights await you in this country-style bistro. Although by no means innovative, the culinary repertoire gladdens the heart with dishes such as giant prawns in garlic butter, and spare ribs and Serrano ham with Cavaillon melon.
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.