Things to see and do - Woerden
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Woerden Travel guide
Woerden : Michelin's recommendations
This town located on the Old Rhine, is an old important stronghold, regarded for a long time as "the key to Holland". In 1672, however, the Dutch were defeated here by the soldiers of Louis XIV. The town is still surrounded by the moat which used to run alongside its fortified surrounding wall.
Tourist attractions Woerden : Things to see and do
Kerkplein 6 NL - 3441 BG Woerden
The municipal museum is in the old town hall. It is a stunning small building from 1501 flanked by a turret and scrolled gables. The 1st floor is made totally of glass. On the right part of the façade is an old pillory.
NL - 3441 Woerden
This 15C castle was converted into an administration storehouse in 1872. False machicolations run round its façade.
Meulmansweg 33 NL - 3441 AT Woerden
Dorpsstraat 14. NL - 3481 EK HARMELEN
"Logis Hotel Het Wapen van Harmelen occupies a central position in the Netherlands, in the countryside on the banks of the Old Rhine and just 8km from the town of Utrecht. The motto of our hotel, over a hundred years old, is ""Hospital..
Havenstraat 15 NL - 3441 BH Woerden
Typical small restaurant which makes the most of this former cheese warehouse (a local speciality). "Old Holland" décor, soft lighting and traditional à la carte and blackboard menus.
Rietveld 130 NL - 3443 XE Woerden
Eating out is always enjoyable at JanZen, which is housed in a beautiful Art Deco building surrounded by polders. Modern combinations of produce are used to create fresh, generous sized dishes that are full of flavour.
Westdam 2 NL - 3441 GA Woerden
Part of the marina, this modern pavilion on piles offers views which will enhance your meal. Contemporary cuisine, plain modern setting and attractive terrace level with the water.