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Located at the confluence of the Rhine and the Meuse, this small place (currently called Workum ) is still encircled by its ramparts. Today they have been converted into a walkway. Workum has a small marina, the departure point for a foot passenger ferry to the castle of Loevestein. You enter the town through the Koepoort , to the right of which stands the squat tower of the Gothic church, the walls of which are adorned with medallions.
Tourist attractions Woudrichem : Things to see and do
The slate roofs of this red brick fortress flanked by four square towers rise in solitary state out of the greenery. The castle (1357-1368) was surrounded by a perimeter wall from 1385 and in the 15C, it was made into a prison. Grotius was incarcerat..
Near the 15C Gevangenpoort (prison-gate), you will see this old town hall, now a restaurant. It has a graceful Renaissance façade with a stepped gable, a flight of steps in front and is topped by two heraldic lions. In the same street, at no.37 you c..
Kerkstraat 3 NL - 4285 BA Woudrichem
Subtle features in this restaurant, such as the names of former prisoners carved in the wood, remind guests of its former use as a prison. Today guests can enjoy modern, technically flawless cuisine in a contemporary-style setting, or opt for a simpl..
Kerkstraat 43 NL - 4285 BA Woudrichem
This restaurant is just inside the walls of the fortified town. It offers a cosy interior decorated in pastel colours and an attractive terrace for outdoor dining. The carefully prepared dishes are contemporary in style with a focus on local produce,..