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Number of sights 10 sights
Distance 3.2 km
Ascend 21 m
Descend 25 m

Your chosen free self-guided walking sightseeing tour is located in Alkmaar, Netherlands. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions including their details.

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Sight 1: Molen van Piet

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Large or piet factories are circular stone theorem mills in Dutch cities. Built on the clock tower near the front license plate, the factory still occupies the dominant position in the city.

Wikipedia: De Groot (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 456 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Grote Sint-Laurenskerk

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Grote or Sint-Laurenskerk is a landmark formerly Protestant church in Alkmaar, Netherlands, now in secular use. The building is located on the Koorstraat. It is mostly closed in the winter and open for tourists in the summer months or by appointment.

Wikipedia: Grote or Sint-Laurenskerk (Alkmaar) (EN)

arrow down foot steps 530 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 3: Doopsgezinde kerk

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The Mennonite Church is a monumental hall church at Koningsweg 12 in Alkmaar, North Holland. The building was built on the initiative of pastor Hans de Ries, it is one of the oldest stone Mennonite churches in the Netherlands.

Wikipedia: Doopsgezinde kerk (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 274 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 4: Dutch Cheesemuseum

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The Dutch Cheese Museum is a museum in the Waag of Alkmaar. The museum was opened on 21 April 1983 and attracts 35,000 visitors annually.

Wikipedia: Hollands Kaasmuseum (NL)

arrow down foot steps 230 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 5: Vismarkt

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The fish market in Alkmaar is a national monument that consists of several stone galleries and covered fish banks. In the first half of the 19th century, the building served as a trading office and fish stall. The fish was stored in the galleries and displayed on the stone fish banks for the market.

Wikipedia: Vismarkt (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 120 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 6: Kapelkerk

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The church is a medieval church, located in the old city of Alkmar, in the late period. At first, the Catholic Church of Saint Dan was located in this place, so it was called "Church". The church was used by the reformed church, but worship weekly. In February 2016, the church bought the church from the Protestant Church of Holland, thus guaranteeing its survival as a church building.

Wikipedia: Kapelkerk (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 149 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 7: Synagoge Alkmaar

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The only synagogue of Alkmaar is located on the Hofstraat, right in the historic center of this city. The building is a national monument.

Wikipedia: Synagoge (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 347 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 8: Muziekvereniging Excelsior

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The former Volksbadhuis of the Dutch city of Alkmaar is a municipal monument in the center of the city. The building, opened in 1892, was alkmaar's first municipal bathhouse. At the same time as the bathhouse, villas were also built in the Emmakwartier that had a private bathroom. To take a bath in the bathhouse ƒ 0.50 had to be paid.

Wikipedia: Volksbadhuis (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 547 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 9: Sint-Laurentiuskerk

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The St. Laurentius church in the Dutch city of Alkmaar is a Roman Catholic church.

Wikipedia: Sint-Laurentiuskerk (Alkmaar) (NL)

arrow down foot steps 584 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 10: Schermerhek

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The only remaining parts of the screen door are the screen door, two natural stone pillars and sandstone ornaments. Screen doors are the gates of Dutch cities. The rest are the remains of the only seven city ports. These pillars represent the actual door. On December 16, 1969, they were included in the Register of Monuments as national monuments.

Wikipedia: Schermerpoort (NL)

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