9 Sights in Heiloo, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Heiloo, Netherlands. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 9 sights are available in Heiloo, Netherlands.

List of cities in Netherlands Sightseeing Tours in Heiloo

1. Varnebroekmolen

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The Varnebroekmolen is a polder mill from Heiloo built around 1860 with an oak octagon on a low foot. The mill is a seesaw mill with a flight of 9 meters, with on the inner rod jib blades with brake valves and on the outer rod Old Dutch blades. He drains the polder with the help of a mortar on the Schermerboezem. Until an electric pumping station was built into the mill in 1959, the polder was drained entirely on wind power. In 1972 it was removed from its former location to make way for the western ring road around Alkmaar. In 1974 it was rebuilt in its current place.

Wikipedia: Varnebroekmolen (NL)

2. Ambachtsmolen

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The Ambachtsmolen or Strijkmolen Geestmerambacht is a bosom mill. The mill is an octagonal wooden octagon with an inner pitcher built in 1632 and is located at 't Wuiver 35 in Oudorp in the municipality of Alkmaar. The octagon is made of oak and has an upper table with blockes, which was used in the beginning of the wooden octagons. The mill was restored in 2004/2005 and can now run again, but does not yet have a fully running interior.

Wikipedia: Ambachtsmolen (NL)

3. Kapelkerk

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The church is a medieval church, located in the old city of Alkmar, in the late period. At first, the Catholic Church of Saint Dan was located in this place, so it was called "Church". The church was used by the reformed church, but worship weekly. In February 2016, the church bought the church from the Protestant Church of Holland, thus guaranteeing its survival as a church building.

Wikipedia: Kapelkerk (Alkmaar) (NL)

4. Schermerhek

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The only remaining parts of the screen door are the screen door, two natural stone pillars and sandstone ornaments. Screen doors are the gates of Dutch cities. The rest are the remains of the only seven city ports. These pillars represent the actual door. On December 16, 1969, they were included in the Register of Monuments as national monuments.

Wikipedia: Schermerpoort (NL)

5. Muziekvereniging Excelsior

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The former People's Bathroom in the Dutch city is a municipal monument in the city center. The property, which opened in 1892, is the first city beach house. At the same time as the bathrooms, villas were built in Emmavark, which had their own bathrooms. For bathing in the bathroom, Dfl must pay 0.50.

Wikipedia: Volksbadhuis (Alkmaar) (NL)

6. Vismarkt

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The fish market in Alkmaar is a national monument that consists of several stone galleries and covered fish banks. In the first half of the 19th century, the building served as a trading office and fish stall. The fish was stored in the galleries and displayed on the stone fish banks for the market.

Wikipedia: Vismarkt (Alkmaar) (NL)

7. Grote Sint-Laurenskerk

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Grote or Sint-Laurenskerk is a landmark formerly Protestant church in Alkmaar, Netherlands, now in secular use. The building is located on the Koorstraat. It is mostly closed in the winter and open for tourists in the summer months or by appointment.

Wikipedia: Grote or Sint-Laurenskerk (Alkmaar) (EN)

8. Molen van Piet

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De Groot or de Molen van Piet is a round stone scaffolding mill-flour mill in the Dutch city of Alkmaar. The mill was built as a walmolen on the Clarissenbolwerk near the former Kennemerpoort and still dominates the cityscape there.

Wikipedia: De Groot (Alkmaar) (NL)

9. Doopsgezinde kerk

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The Mennonite Church is a monumental hall church at Koningsweg 12 in Alkmaar, North Holland. The building was built on the initiative of pastor Hans de Ries, it is one of the oldest stone Mennonite churches in the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Doopsgezinde kerk (Alkmaar) (NL)

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