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Sassenpoort

Sassenstraat 53, 8011 PB Zwolle, The Netherlands
+31 38 337 4501
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Small and pretty Castle

This lovely building in Zwolle is worth a look if you have time. It is very photogenic and is a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Mallyfam
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Small castle in the middle of the city

Although Zwolle is such a big city, the inner city is really nice and in an old style. Suddenly a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alex M
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“old city” (5 reviews)
“third floor” (2 reviews)
“walking tour” (2 reviews)
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Sassenstraat 53, 8011 PB Zwolle, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This lovely building in Zwolle is worth a look if you have time. It is very photogenic and is a wonderful landmark in this charming town

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although Zwolle is such a big city, the inner city is really nice and in an old style. Suddenly a little castle pops up. Wonderful place to take great pictures.

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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We tried to go into Sassenport for a tour but it has very restrictive opening times. Only open two days a week. Then you cannot park around it if you have a north american credit card - the machines won't accept it. Nice to look...More

Thank Sarah K
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

This building is beautiful, a true landmark, with a type of architecture that is hardly preserved elsewhere in the Netherlands. I came here around 16.00 on a Saturday afternoon, would have loved to visit but they didn't allow cards (I'm Dutch and not even Dutch...More

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Reviewed 23 August 2017

a very passionated guide lead us through the tower. great stories and explainings. much hystory can be found.

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Reviewed 20 August 2017

The 'Sassenpoort' was part of the defense system of the city of Zwolle. The towering spires on top are pointy and the middle one has the clock face in it. Worth your view!

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Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

An unmistakable sight when coming to the city center! Beautiful city door, the sight is definitely worth it! Especially from across the canal, it can gives some magnificent picture. The visit itself is less impressive but still quite interesting (and dirt cheap)! Don't expect much...More

Thank thetomatoplant
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very, very little is changed inside. High ceilings, old windowsills, a circular staircase, old stained glass windows. To me it's very precious and sturdy at the same time. It brings you back in ages past. It is the only gate that's is left of the...More

Thank Wietse S
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

In Zwolle, the old architecture of cities is very visible, so if you're here to see that, definitely check out this and other gates, and the canals around the inner city for the full experience of the old city structure. You can easily walk along...More

Thank Tara K
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Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were by the Sassenpoort earlier in the week, but it wasn't open. Just the building alone from the outside is incredible. It is one of the old city gates from the medieval ages. Inside, you walk up a circular stair way to the first...More

Thank Iguana Hunter
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Driving in and around Zwolle can be a challange. Many pedestrian areas and one way roads. There is plenty of parking but most of it is payed. I can't remember there being a parking garage. There is not a lot really near the... More
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