6 Sights in Middelburg, Netherlands (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Middelburg, 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 6 sights are available in Middelburg, Netherlands.

Sightseeing Tours in Middelburg

1. Stadhuis

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Middelburg Town Hall is situated at the market of Middelburg, Zeeland. It is considered one of the finest Gothic buildings in the Netherlands. Construction began in 1452 and was supervised by several generations of the Flemish family of architects Keldermans. Construction was completed in 1520, the town hall received a facade with Gothic windows, red-white shutters, smaller turrets and twenty-five statues of Zeeland's counts and countesses. The building has one main tower, which the Middelburgers call 'Malle Betje'. This mocking name comes from the fact it used to run behind the town's other clock tower, the 'lange Jan'. A meat-auction or 'meathall' used to be situated in the building, which had a separate entrance. Whereas the town hall itself is still used for weddings, since 2004 its spaces are in use by the University College Roosevelt, the local university. The former meat hall has been in use as an exhibition space for the SBKM since 1980.

Wikipedia: Middelburg Town Hall (EN)

2. De Seismolen

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The Seismolen is a (former) flour mill on the Seisbolwerk in the Dutch city of Middelburg. It is a round stone scaffolding mill that was built in 1728 and is therefore the oldest of the mills still present in Middelburg. After a severe storm in November 1940 and subsequent neglect, the mill fell into disrepair. From 1955, when the mill became the property of the municipality, the masonry was restored. Only after a restoration in 2000-2001 did the mill become grinding again: in the Seismolen there are 2 pairs of 16der artificial and 1 pair of 16der blue stones.

Wikipedia: De Seismolen (NL)

3. Koepoort

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The Koepoort in Middelburg is, of the once eight city gates, the only one that has been preserved in its entirety. The gate, built in late Louis XIV style, was designed by architect Jan Pieter van Baurscheidt the Younger and city architect Jan de Munck. The gate was built in the first half of the eighteenth century and was the successor of several former cow gates. Where the earlier gates served as defenses, the new gate mainly served as an ornamental gate.

Wikipedia: Koepoort (Middelburg) (NL)

4. De Hoop

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De Hoop is a former windmill in the Zeeland village of Sint Laurens. The mill was built in 1721 as a grist mill and burned in 1943 because the catch was heating up. The mill was designated a national monument in 2002 because in the past this mill could be powered by wind power as well as on a diesel engine as well as an electric motor.

Wikipedia: De Hoop (Sint Laurens) (NL)

5. Herenstraat

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Herenstraat Christian Michelides / CC BY-SA 4.0

The synagogue of Middelburg is located in the area between the Sint Janstraat and the Herenstraat. It was built in 1705 in the backyard of the home of the Jewish merchant Benjamin Levie. The entrance is now located in the Herenstraat. It is the first synagogue that was built outside Amsterdam on Dutch soil.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Middelburg) (NL), Website

6. Jan Morks

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Johannes (Jan) Morks was a Dutch composer, music educator, conductor, organist, carillonneur and clarinettist. He is best known as a conductor and composer of the melody of the Zeeland national anthem on a text by Daniël Adrianus Poldermans.

Wikipedia: Jan Morks (dirigent-componist) (NL), Url


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