Explore interesting sights in Gorinchem, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Gorinchem, Netherlands.List of cities in Netherlands Sightseeing Tours in Gorinchem
1. TOP Gorinchem
A Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) is a 'natural hub', where various cycling, boating, skating and walking routes start. Each TOP is recognizable by its landmark, a kind of obelisk is used in the east of the country, a grass neck in the Green Heart and a remarkably large information column in the Gooi & Vecht region and the Rivierenland region. At TOPs there are often also some seats, a bicycle rack and a signpost. TOPs in the Gooi & Vecht region are also always equipped with bicycle rental, catering, (free) toilets, an ANWB Bicycle Service Box and a VVV information point.
De Oostmolen is a seesaw mill in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Oostmolen was built in 1817, after the predecessor of the mill was destroyed by French troops during the siege of Gorinchem on 13 December 1813. The mill, together with its neighbouring mill, the Westmolen, was built in 1814, drained the polder De Banne van Gorinchem & Kwakernaat. The two mills no longer have this function and are currently grinding in circuit. In 1973 the municipality of Gorinchem bought the mills to restore them in 1981/82. The Oostmolen is inhabited.
The Dalempoort in the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland, is the only remaining city gate of the original four that the fortified city counted after the improvement of the ramparts that was completed in 1609. The other three were the Pulpit Gate, the Arkel Gate and the Water Gate; these have been demolished to make room for the growing traffic. The Dalempoort still functions today as a protection mechanism in case of high water by means of a denomination, which can be closed as part of the New Dutch Waterline.
4. Grote Kerk
The Grote Kerk of Gorinchem is on the Groenmarkt in the old center of the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The Grote Kerk is built against the large tower that is popularly called 'Sint-Janstoren'. The church is used by the Protestant district municipality of Grote Kerk, affiliated with the Protestant church in the Netherlands (PKN). In 1990 the church was registered in the national monument register.
The Westmolen is a seesaw mill built in 1814 in the municipality of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. The mill served to replace an earlier mill destroyed by French troops in 1813 during the siege of Gorinchem. The mill, together with its neighbouring mill, the Oostmolen, was built in 1817, drained the polder De Banne van Gorinchem & Kwakernaat. The two mills have not had this function since 1971.
6. De Hoop
De Hoop is a wal- and corn mill built in 1764 in the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. This scaffolding mill is located on the city wall on the Boven-Merwede and can be clearly seen from the water. It took more than a hundred years before the mill got a name: in 1879 the hitherto unnamed mill was given the name "De Hoop" by the then new owner A. J. van de Water.
7. Gorcums Museum
The Gorcums Museum is the municipal museum of the city of Gorinchem, in the Dutch province of South Holland. It has a collection on the history of the city and a collection of modern art. Works by various seventeenth-century painters from Gorinchem can also be seen. There are regular temporary exhibitions.
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