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


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Explore interesting sights in Hoorn, 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 9 sights are available in Hoorn, Netherlands.

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1. Voormalige Westerpoort

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Voormalige Westerpoort OnbekendUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Westerpoort was a city gate in the Dutch city of Hoorn in the province of North Holland. The name Westerpoort is a name that refers to three separate gates. The first Westerpoort was built in 1415 or 1416 and replaced in 1502, this gate was demolished in 1806. In 1807 the last gate was put into use, it remained in use until 1872. In the pavement in front of the current theatre Het Park, it is indicated where the first Westerpoort stood. In a low wall, around a tree, a plaque has also been placed with a reproduction of a drawing of the Westerpoort.

Wikipedia: Westerpoort (Hoorn) (NL)

2. Oosterkerk

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Oosterkerk or St. Anthony Church is a former Dutch Reformed Church in Hoorn, North Holland in the Netherlands. The church is a Rijksmonument and was designed in the Gothic style. The church's origins date back to 1450. The building that exists today was complete in 1616. Today, the church is a cultural center.

Wikipedia: Oosterkerk (Hoorn) (EN)

3. Grote Kerk

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The Grote Kerk is a church in the West Frisian city of Hoorn, in the Dutch province of North Holland. It is located on the Kerkplein, which runs around the church, and is a defining feature of the Hoorn cityscape, next to the Roman Catholic church of the HH. Cyriacus and Francis. The tower is 60 meters high.

Wikipedia: Grote Kerk (Hoorn) (NL)

4. Claes Stapel's Hofje

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The Claes Stapelhof or Claes Stapel's Hofje is a former women's courtyard on the street Munnickenveld in the city of Hoorn. The courtyard was founded in 1682 and around 1870 it was closed off from the street by a fence. In 1954 the gate of the former Latin School was placed in the fence.

Wikipedia: Claes Stapelhof (NL)

5. Oosterpoort

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The Oosterpoort is the only remaining city gate of the city of Hoorn in North Holland. The gate is located on the edge of the city center, on the Draafsingel. The Oosterpoort bridge runs under the gate to give pedestrians and cyclists access to the city.

Wikipedia: Oosterpoort (Hoorn) (NL)

6. Jan Pieterszoon Coen

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Jan Pieterszoon Coen

The statue of Jan Pieterszoon Coen is a statue of the VOC governor Jan Pieterszoon Coen, who was born here. The statue, designed by visual artist Ferdinand Leenhoff, has been there since 1893 and has been a national monument since 1965.

Wikipedia: Standbeeld van Jan Pieterszoon Coen (NL)

7. Hoofdtoren

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The Hoofdtoren is one of the last defensive structures in Hoorn in North Holland that have been preserved. The tower is named after the nearby jetty Houten Hoofd, which was built in 1464. Nowadays (2015) the tower houses a restaurant.

Wikipedia: Hoofdtoren (NL)

8. Schouwburg Het Park

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Schouwburg Het Park is a theatre in the city of Hoorn. It is the third theatre of that name after the Parkzaal on the Achterom by architect A.C. Bleijs from 1876 and the theatre on the Westerdijk by H.M. Koldewey from 1969.

Wikipedia: Schouwburg Het Park (NL), Website

9. Vier handen

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Vier handen

Truus Menger-Oversteegen was a Dutch sculptor and painter. During the Second World War she was a member of the anti-Nazi Dutch Resistance, together with her sister, Freddie Oversteegen, and Hannie Schaft.

Wikipedia: Truus Menger-Oversteegen (EN)


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