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Top Bezienswaardigheden Naarden

Ontdek de prachtige bezienswaardigheden van Naarden! Verken de stad met ons uitgebreide overzicht van unieke plekken die je niet mag missen. Ontdek meer op onze stadspagina en maak gebruik van onze gratis stadswandeling langs de mooiste bezienswaardigheden van Naarden. Laat je verrassen door de charme van deze geweldige stad!

Grote of Sint Vituskerk
1 - Grote of Sint Vituskerk

The Grote or St. Vitus Church is a late Gothic cruciform basilica. The oldest part of the church is the tower. This is a remnant of a predecessor of the present church, which was built between 1380 and 1440. The current cruciform basilica with ambulatory and remarkably low transepts was the result of an extension between 1455 and 1518, a period in which the church was destroyed by fire twice (1468 and 1481).

2 - Weegschaalmuseum

In daily life we ​​do not think about the origin of the kilo or the meter. What exactly is calibration and what does Napoleon have to do with it? Why is it that a kilo is the same everywhere in the world? Is a kilo still a kilo on the moon? With a visit to the Libra Museum you will discover the origin of measuring and weighing and you can experience how measures and weights were calibrated, calibrated and adjusted in the past. The museum is located in a fourteenth-century building with a rich history and is the former weigh house of the city of Naarden.

3 - Comeniusmuseum

The Comenius Museum is dedicated to the life, work and significance of the Czech philosopher, theologian and educator Jan Amos Comenius (1592-1670). The museum also gives access to the tomb of Comenius in the adjacent Mausoleum, the chapel of a former monastery. In the past, this building was an orphanage, which was founded when the monasteries in and around the city were abolished during the Reformation.

Utrechtse Poort
4 - Utrechtse Poort

Naarden has a strategic location and was often the setting for fighting, arson, looting and murder. Walk through the fortress to experience the stories of the past. The Utrechtse Poort is a city gate from 1877. There are still soot traces against the ceiling from the tram that used to pass under this gate. This tram was popularly called De Gooische Moordenaar, because of the many accidents, which killed a total of 117 people. Of the two original entrance gates, only this gate has been preserved. The gatekeepers sat in the guardrooms on either side.

5 - Vestingmuseum

The Dutch Fortress Museum is located on the Turfpoort bastion in Naarden, one of the six bastions from which the fortified city derives its typical star shape. This heritage site from the 17th century is still largely in its original state and gives a good insight into how the fortress functioned as a defense structure. In the outside area you can walk around in a park-like environment and enjoy the beautiful view over the fortifications. In the casemates are the exhibitions of the museum.

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