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Back To The Fortress

01-05-2014/10:00

Discover the days when Steenwijk was an important fortress. The bike ride goes over the ramparts and will feature serval reeanactments by locals who all got a story to tell!

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De Rechter

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De Sint Clemens Toren

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The tower is 71 metres tall.

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The 14th tallest tower of The Netherlands.

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The tower is built in the 15th century.

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The top of the tower has been added in 1915.

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Rams Woerthe

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Old home of Jan-Hendrik Tromp Meesters.

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Since 1919 town hall and civic center.

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Park of the city.

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Exibition about work and life of Steenwijk's artist Hildo Krop.

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City Museum

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The building is heritage from Grietje Reiners.

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Along with the building, her heritage consists of porselain, silver- and copperwork, coins, paintings and chairs.

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Other items in the collection consist of 'pottery art',cigars and dolls.

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Kermis en Circus Museum

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Since 1986, the museum has been collecting everything on fairs and circuses.

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In the three buildings, a huge collection shows it's treasures.

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In the summer, the train takes people out for trips.

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Johan Van Der Kornput

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Johan Van Der Kornput was a soldier who liberated Steenwijk during the eighty year’s war.

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Not only did he fight the Spanish troops, he also helped build the fortress.

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His biggest achievement however, was reforming the army.

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The Ramparts

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The city ramparts played a very important role of defense during the eighty year’s war.

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Nowadays it serves it’s purpuose as a walking route, with a beautiful view of the city.

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It also makes up a great place to have a relaxing break thanks to enough grass and benches.