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


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Welcome to your journey through the most beautiful sights in Zutphen, Netherlands! Whether you want to discover the city's historical treasures or experience its modern highlights, you'll find everything your heart desires here. Be inspired by our selection and plan your unforgettable adventure in Zutphen. Dive into the diversity of this fascinating city and discover everything it has to offer.

Sightseeing Tours in Zutphen

1. TOP Zutphen

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TOP Zutphen

A Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) is a 'natural junction', where various cycling, sailing, skating and walking routes start. Each TOP is recognizable by its landmark, a kind of obelisk is used in the east of the country, a blade of grass in the Green Heart and a remarkably large information column in the Gooi & Vecht region and the Rivierenland region. At TOPs there are often also some seats, a bicycle rack and a signpost. TOPs in the Gooi & Vecht region are also always equipped with bicycle rental, catering, (free) toilets, an ANWB Bicycle Service Box and a VVV information point.

Wikipedia: Toeristisch Overstappunt (NL), Website

2. Drogenapstoren

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The Drogenapstoren, originally called the Saltpoort (salt gate), was built in 1444-1446 as the city gate of Zutphen. It only served as a city gate for a short time, as it was bricked up in 1465. After the city musician Tonis Drogenap moved into the building in the mid-16th century, the gatehouse was given the name Drogenapstoren.

Wikipedia: Drogenapstoren (NL)

3. Berkelpoort

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The Berkelpoort is a water gate and part of the Zutphen city wall and located on the eastern edge of the city center, across the small river Berkel. The gate was built in the 14th century to connect the two settlements on both sides of the Berkel.

Wikipedia: Berkelpoort (Zutphen) (NL)

4. Gideon-monument

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The Gideon monument in Zutphen is a monument in memory of the Zutphen victims of the Second World War. The monument is a masonry fountain with a column in the middle, on which stands the statue of Gideon, a biblical figure who symbolizes the resistance of a small group against a superior force. The monument was designed by Paul Grégoire, ir. A.J. van der Steur and G.H. Kleinhout. The unveiling took place on April 10, 1950. The monument has been given a place in the cloister courtyard near the Broederenkerk on the Rozengracht.

Wikipedia: Gideon-monument (NL)

5. Spanjaardspoort

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The Spaniard's Gate or Spanish Gate was the front gate of the New City Gate. This main gate was a square gatehouse from around 1325 that was provided with flanking semicircular towers around 1400. In 1536 a barbacane was built in front of the front gate with a diameter of 33 meters, with at least one, but possibly two cannon casemates. The barbacane was demolished in 1857 and excavated in 2000 and 2022. The Old New Town Gate was finally demolished in 1894. The gate was first mentioned in 1393. in Zutphen, the Netherlands. The remains of it, the front gate and part of the shield wall, are called the Spanish Gate as an ensemble. The front gate is protected as a national monument and was restored in 1905 and in 1951-1952.

Wikipedia: Spanjaardspoort (NL)

6. Sint Walburgiskerk

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The Walburgiskerk, locally known as Walburgkerk or also Walburgskerk, is a church on the 's-Gravenhof in Zutphen, the oldest part of which dates from the 11th century. The present church dates for the most part from the first half of the 13th century; Since the 16th century, the exterior has changed little.

Wikipedia: Sint Walburgiskerk (Zutphen) (NL)

7. Windmotor Zutphen

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The Stokebrandsweerd Wind Motor is an American wind engine in the floodplains of the river IJssel near Zutphen. The mill, built in 1927, was in use until 1968 to drain the floodplains, after which the mill was taken out of operation due to the pumping of the summer dike, among other things.

Wikipedia: Windmotor Zutphen (NL)


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