Culture and heritage in Zierikzee

Culture and heritage in Zierikzee

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    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee The Varreput at the counter, near the Thick Tower, has been dug to flush the fabrics. The fabrics were then stretched out in the surrounding streets to dry on 'windows'. The name Raamstraat is a reminder of this. In addition to the privilege of ... Read on

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    Noord- en Zuidhavenpoort

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Om Zierikzee vanuit de haven te beschermen werden er in de 14e eeuw twee grote stadspoorten gebouwd. De Zuidhavenpoort en de Noordhavenpoort. Wandel langs de nabijgelegen Nieuwe Haven en bewonder de authentieke boten en schepen. Bezoek ook de ... Read on

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    Blauwe Bolwerk

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Toen op het eind van de 16e eeuw het Havenkanaal werd gegraven, moest de nieuwe haventoegang worden beschermd. Daarom werden aan weerszijden twee Bolwerken gebouwd. Aan de westzijde verrees in 1621 het Blauwe Bolwerk. Aan de Oostzijde werd het ... Read on

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    Sint-Lievensmonstertoren ''The Thick Tower''

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Sint-Lievensmonstertoren, is also called ''The Thick Tower''. The tower dominates the city silhouette of Zierikzee. In 1454, construction began on the tower, which was built freestanding next to the accompanying Gothic church, which ... Read on

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    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Fishing has been one of the most important sources of prosperity for Zierikzee. In the middle of the 17th century the fleet consisted of almost 100 ships. The fish caught was brought ashore in Zierikzee and sold. From there, the catch was traded ... Read on

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    Nieuwe Kerk Zierikzee

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Previously there was a large cathedral on the site of the Nieuwe Kerk. The cathedral burned down in 1832. In July 1835 - two and a half years after the fire - work began on a new church (hence the name 'Nieuwe Kerk'). Because the architect who ... Read on

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    The Nobel Gate

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee The Nobel Gate is one of the three remaining city gates of the Dutch city of Zierikzee. The gate is located inland and dates from the middle of the 14th century. Read on

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    Stads- en Commerciewerf

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Museumhaven Zeeland is located in the Old Port of Zierikzee. In this open-air museum you will find a number of ship types that were used to sail in the Zeeland Delta in the olden days. Just outside the Zuidhavenpoort is the museum's ship ... Read on

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    Plein Montmaertre

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee The Maarstraatplein in the centre of Zierikzee will be renovated in 2013. It used to be a parking lot. Old buildings in the Maarstraat were demolished and replaced by shops and apartments. The wall on the long side of the square contains murals. ... Read on

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    De Hoop te Zierikzee

    Schouwen-Duiveland - Zierikzee Molen De Hoop is een korenmolen uit 1874 aan de Lange Nobelstraat in Zierikzee. Het is een ronde stenen stellingmolen met een vlucht van 23,50 meter.  Op deze locatie werd in 1788 een eerste houten molen opgetrokken. In 1850 werd deze ... Read on