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


Churches & Art
Water & Wind
Heritage & Space
Paid Tours & Activities

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.

Sightseeing Tours in Hoorn

1. Voormalige Westerpoort

Show sight on map
Voormalige Westerpoort OnbekendUnknown author / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Westerpoort was a city gate in the Dutch city of Hoorn (North-Holland). The name Westerpoort is a name which stands on three separate gates. The first Westerpoort was built in 1415 or 1416 and replaced in 1502, the gate was demolished in 1806. In 1807 the last gate was used, which remained in use until 1872. The pavement for the current spectacle burg Het Park indicates where the first Westerpoort was stood. In a low wall around a tree, a plaque is also placed with a reproduction of a drawing of the Westerpoort.

Wikipedia: Westerpoort (Hoorn) (NL)

2. Oosterkerk

Show sight on map

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

Show sight on map

The Grote Kerk is a church in the West Frisian city of Hoorn, in the Dutch province of Noord-Holland. He stands on the Kerkplein, which runs around the church, and is a defining factor for the Hoornse Stadsevijk, 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

Show sight on map

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. Jan Pieterszoon Coen

Show sight on map
Jan Pieterszoon Coen

The image of Jan Pieterszoon Coen is a statue on the square de Roode Stone in the North Dutch city of Horn of the Allehem-born VOC governor Jan Pieterszoon Coen. The image, by visual artist Ferdinand Leenhoff, has been around since 1893 and has been a national monument since 1965.

Wikipedia: Standbeeld van Jan Pieterszoon Coen (NL)

6. Oosterpoort

Show sight on map

The Oosterpoort is the only remaining city gate in the North Holland city of Hoorn. The gate is located on the edge of the city centre, on the Draafsingel. Under the gate, the Oosterpoort Bridge continues to allow pedestrians and cyclists access to the city.

Wikipedia: Oosterpoort (Hoorn) (NL)

7. Hoofdtoren

Show sight on map

The main tower is one of the last defenses in Hoorn, Noord-Holland that have been preserved. The tower is named after the nearby Steiger wooden head, which was already built in 1464. Nowadays (2015) a restaurant is located in the tower.

Wikipedia: Hoofdtoren (NL)

8. Schouwburg Het Park

Show sight on map

Schouwburg Het Park is a theatre in the city of Hoorn. It is the third spectacle of that name after the Park Room at the AC Bleijs A.C. Bleijs from 1876 and the spectacle burg on the Westerdijk of H.M. Koldewey from 1969.

Wikipedia: Schouwburg Het Park (NL), Website

9. Herdenkingsmonument

Show sight on map

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)


Spread the word! Share this page with your friends and family.

Disclaimer Please be aware of your surroundings and do not enter private property. We are not liable for any damages that occur during the tours.