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Urk Travel guide
Urk : Michelin's recommendations
This old island was rejoined to the land by the creation of the north-east polder but it remains a distinct community. Moreover, its insular character and its traditions (Calvinism, traditional costumes) have been preserved. Today it is a small port and is very busy with tourists, yet it has preserved its picturesque appearance. Once specialising in eel fishing, Urk today has the largest fish market in the country.
Tourist attractions Urk : Things to see and do
NL - 8321 Urk
Near the church on top of the mound, a terrace has an attractive view over the IJsselmeer. Some plaques affixed to the parapet are in memory of the Urk fishermen who have been lost since 1815.
Wijk 1 nr 61 NL - 8321 EM Urk
One of the most religious communities in the Netherlands, people from Urk have their own identity and a real island mentality. However, they are united in their enthusiasm for De Boei, a monumental modern restaurant close to the marina. It serves the..