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Oude Haven

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Address: Havik, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

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translates into 'Old Harbour', but you won't see boats docked here any more

The name 'Oude Haven' (Dutch for old harbour) is misleading in the sense of today. This is not a harbour anymore. It is a very nice old piece of Amersfoort though and good for... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2016
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Breukelen Ut
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727 reviews
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

The name 'Oude Haven' (Dutch for old harbour) is misleading in the sense of today. This is not a harbour anymore. It is a very nice old piece of Amersfoort though and good for picturesque views.

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Penang
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117 reviews
96 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2016

I lived for awhile at one of the canals in Amersfoort so my view might sounds biased but the truth is, the Oude Haven and the inner city of Amersfoort have a lot of atmosphere. Amersfoort might not be on everyone's list to visit but I can assure you it's worth the few days spending here and wandering through the... More 

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West Kelowna, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2016

Canals ,Parks,Museums and wonderful innercity built in the year 1200 .That is Amersfoort the most beautiful city in The Netherlands.Very nice for a couple of weeks visiting because: location in the middle of Holland is very comfortable and has a choice of reasonable priced hotels.A lot of entertainment for young and older people

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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304 reviews
130 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Nice place to go to and some really good photographic opportunities in the area. Lots of places nearby to have food and drinks.

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Amsterdam
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269 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

The old port and connecting waterways of the city are amazing! They are in great shape and show you a piece of history in a most beautiful way. Fun thing is that there are many bridges across the water, most very narrow and only for pedestrians. Stroll around at leisure, in and out of the historic center, and enjoy all... More 

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Northern Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2015

Old ports and canals are nothing peculiar in medieval Dutch cities. This one in Amersfoort, however, sticks out as it is not only large in size, but its entry is also fortified by city gates in the city wall that bridge the port, thereby protecting the city from unwanted access.

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Soenderborg, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2014

Good food for reasonable price - nice selection of beers too. Recieved a great service on a regular weekday, fast delivery of food and a well visited place by the locals - judging from the other guests.

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Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2012

The building has been restored very nicely / great location with a view over the canal in Apeldoorn - very nice!

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