12 Sights in Vlissingen, Netherlands (with Map and Images)

Here you can find interesting sights in Vlissingen, 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 12 sights are available in Vlissingen, Netherlands.

List of cities in Netherlands Sightseeing Tours in Vlissingen

1. Oranjemolen

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Oranjemolen kolling (user LoKiLeCh, LoKiLeCh) / CC-BY-SA-3.0

The Oranjemolen is a flour mill and former peeling mill on the Oranjedijk in Vlissingen, in the Dutch province of Zeeland. Due to its location, this mill is both a good wind catcher and an eye-catcher. It is a scaffolding mill that was described in 1699, and must therefore have been built earlier. Since 1968, the mill has been owned by the municipality of Vlissingen. It is covered with roofing felt and has a flight of 24.50/24.60 meters. Since 2014, the mill has been grinding, and is still used to grind grain on a voluntary basis. Of the 23 city mills in Vlissingen, the Oranjemolen is the only one left. It is the closest windmill to the sea in the Netherlands. Several times the mill has suffered from war violence. A bullet from the English fleet in 1809 would still be in the southwest side of the mill wall. Traces of the Second World War can also be found - the Allies landed near the mill in 1944.

Wikipedia: Oranjemolen (Vlissingen) (NL)

2. Michiel de Ruyter

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Michiel de Ruyter Alexander Schmitt / Public domain

The statue of Michiel de Ruyter stands on Boulevard de Ruyter in his birthplace Vlissingen, in the Dutch province of Zeeland. The cast iron statue from 1841 was made by the Flemish sculptor Louis Royer. The image shows De Ruyter standing on a ship's deck with his back to the steering wheel, with one viewer in hand and the other hand in the side. For years, the story has been circulating in Vlissingen that De Ruyter, as a joke of the sculptor, has a small dog under his arm. Presumably, however, this is a roll of paper. The statue is affectionately called 'Michieltje'. The Hungarian city of Debrecen also has a statue of the Flushing naval hero. On February 11, 1676, De Ruyter saved 26 Hungarian Reformed preachers, who were sitting on a Spanish galleon in the Mediterranean, from slavery.

Wikipedia: Standbeeld Michiel de Ruyter (Vlissingen) (NL)

3. Watertoren

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Watertoren Frans Timmermans Original uploader was Michiel1972 at nl.wikipedia / Public domain

The water tower in Vlissingen, in the Dutch province of Zeeland, is located at Badhuisstraat 187 and was built in 1894 by the N. V. Vlissingsche Duinwaterleiding in neo-renaissance style. The water tower has a height of 35 meters and a water reservoir of 300 m³. The tower is made of red brick. The water tower is a national monument and registered under number 508765 in the monument register.

Wikipedia: Watertoren (Vlissingen) (NL)

4. Fort Rammekens

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Fort Rammekens is a Dutch fort at Ritthem, at the mouth of the former canal of Welzinge, which gave access to the port of Middelburg, a few kilometers east of Vlissingen on the Westerschelde. Originally the fort was also called Zeeburg. Until the French era, the fort was half in the high seas and buildings were present. After that time, the fort lost many of its original allure.

Wikipedia: Fort Rammekens (NL)

5. Het Wooldhuis

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Wool House is a magnificent villa located on the avenue of the flea market in the Dutch Ocean Province. The villa was built from 1931 to 1932 according to the design of architect Dirk Rosenberg and commissioned by British mayors and others. Vole. The ensemble of woldhuis, adjoining gardens and garden walls, and associated service houses has been a national monument since 1997.

Wikipedia: Wooldhuis (NL)

6. Sint Jacobskerk

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Saint James the Great Church is a large Protestant church in the city of Flushing, Netherlands. The building is on the Old Market ; around are the streets called Branderijstraat and Lepelstraat. The original Roman Catholic church of the city, it has belonged to the Dutch Reformed Church since 1572, which became the Protestant Church in the Netherlands in 2004.

Wikipedia: St James the Great Church (EN)

7. De Gevangentoren

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De Gevangentoren Marc Ryckaert (MJJR) / CC BY-SA 3.0 nl

The Prison Tower on the boulevard in Vlissingen, in the Dutch province of Zeeland, is a remnant of the Westpoort from the 16th century. The tower that is also called the 'Bombproof' is alternately made up of layers of brick and natural stone and has a pointed roof. Nowadays, the national monument is used as a café-restaurant.

Wikipedia: Gevangentoren (Vlissingen) (NL)

8. Lampsinshuis

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Lampsinshuis unknown, svg by Arch / CC BY-SA 3.0

The Lampsins were an aristocratic family in the Netherlands, who attained notability in the trading and colonial worlds in the 17th century. The most notable members of the family were brothers Adrian and Cornelius Lampsins, who were granted letters of patent by Louis XIV and became the Barons of colonial Tobago in 1662.

Wikipedia: Lampsins (EN)

9. MuZEEum

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The Zeeuws Maritime MuZEEum is a maritime museum in the center of Vlissingen, situated on the marina of the city. It is the successor of the Stedelijk Museum in Vlissingen. It is housed in a building once owned by the Lampsins family, prominent in the shipping business in the 17th century.

Wikipedia: Zeeuws Maritiem muZEEum (EN)

10. Windorgel

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The world bagpipe is a sound sculpture composed of vertically placed bamboo tubes with holes in them. It is located at the end of Nolledijk in the Dutch Ocean Province. Wind Angel is a wind instrument played by the wind, which produces a series of sonar, sometimes almost rapid tones.

Wikipedia: Windorgel Vlissingen (NL)

11. Oostbeer

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The Oostbeer in Vlissingen, in the Dutch province of Zeeland, is a Napoleonic fortification that served to separate the water in the moat around the city from the seawater and thus prevent the moat from emptying at low tide.

Wikipedia: Oostbeer (Vlissingen) (NL)

12. Karolingische ringwalburg

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Karolingische ringwalburg Benutzer:AxelHH / Public domain

A circular rampart is an embankment built in the shape of a circle that was used as part of the defences for a military fortification, hill fort or refuge, or was built for religious purposes or as a place of gathering.

Wikipedia: Circular rampart (EN)

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