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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Hoorn, 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 7 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 (North Holland). The name Westerpoort is a name that hits three separate gates. The first Westerpoort was built in 1415 or 1416 and replaced in 1502, this gate was demolished in 1806. The last gate was put into use in 1807, which remained in use until 1872. In the pavement for the current theater the park it is indicated where the first Westerpoort was. 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

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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. Jan Pieterszoon Coen

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The statue of Jan Pieterszoon Coen is a statue on the Roode Steen square in the North Holland city of Hoorn of the VOC governor Jan Pieterszoon Coen, who was born here. The statue, by the hand of visual artist Ferdinand Leenhoff, has been there since 1893 and has been a national monument since 1965.

Wikipedia: Standbeeld van Jan Pieterszoon Coen (NL)

4. 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 stands on the Kerkplein, which runs around the church, and is iconic for the Hoorn city view, next to the Roman Catholic church of the HH. Cyriacus and Francis. The tower is 60 meters high.

Wikipedia: Grote Kerk (Hoorn) (NL)

5. Claes Stapel's Hofje

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The Big Bed or Big Bed Court is the former Women's Court in munnickenveld, a street in the city trumpet. The court was founded in 1682, circa 1870, and it was closed by street fencing. In 1954, the gates of the former Latin school entered the gates.

Wikipedia: Claes Stapelhof (NL)

6. Hoofdtoren

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

Wikipedia: Hoofdtoren (NL)

7. Vier handen

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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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