9 Sights in Zwolle, Netherlands (with Map and Images)
Explore interesting sights in Zwolle, 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 Zwolle, Netherlands.List of cities in NetherlandsSightseeing Tours in Zwolle
1. TOP Zwolle
A Tourist Transfer Point (TOP) is a 'natural hub', where various cycling, boating, 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 grass neck 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.
2. Ter Pelkwijkpark
The Ter Pelkwijkpark is a park in the center of the city of Zwolle, which is named after the Overijssel politician Johannes ter Pelkwijk. It is built on the eastern part of the former fortress belt of Zwolle, which was dismantled from 1790. Later, the Ter Pelkwijkstraat was also created here. In the park there is a memorial monument after a design by Titus Leeser for the more than 700 Zwolle residents who died during the Second World War due to persecution and violence.
3. Monument aan de Meppelerstraatweg
The monument on the Meppelerstraatweg, which is located on the street in Zwolle of the same name, was founded in memory of five inhabitants of Kampen, Zwolle and Zwollerkerspel who were shot on March 31, 1945 as a reprisal for a resistance act. They were the last of a total of 19 men who were shot in Zwolle between 3 October 1944 and 31 March 1945.
4. De Passiebloem
The Passion Flower is an octagonal scaffolding oil mill with storage sheds from 1776 on the Vondelkade in Zwolle. In the mill, 50 load (100,000 kg) of seeds, 80,000 cakes and 530 barrels of oil could be stored in three oil cellars. In the attached barn there was room for 50,000 turves so in an announcement to sell in 1864.
The Sassenpoort is a gatehouse in the city wall of Zwolle, the Netherlands. It was built in 1409 out of dimension stone, mostly trachyte and tuff, and restoration work was done in 1893-1898. The gatehouse is a rijksmonument and is part of the Top 100 Dutch heritage sites.
The Diezerpoort is a former city gate in the city wall of Zwolle, which was demolished in 1828 and 1829. Nowadays, only the contours in the road surface remain on the spot where the gate once stood. The start in the form of a curve is also included in the city wall.
The Potgietersingel is a park in the city of Zwolle. The park was built in the early nineteenth century on former fortifications, from the seventeenth century. The park is named after the writer-poet born in Zwolle and the Gids editor Everhardus Johannes Potgieter.
8. Hoge Spoorbrug
The high railway bridge over the Spooremplacement of Zwolle station, according to the specifications intended for pedestrians, hand carts and cattle, was built in 1883, and connected the city with the then almost completely agricultural shell.
9. Onze Lieve Vrouwe ten Hemelopneming
Our favorite cathedral for women is a medieval church of crosses, located in the cowshed. The church was originally a church, belonging to St. Michael's Church, and then called our cathedral for girls.
Wikipedia: Basiliek van Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-ten-Hemelopneming (Zwolle) (NL), Website
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