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Impressive monument

There was a time this was the twon border but these days are long gone. Still ocated in the city... read more

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Amazing piece of history

The old city merchant gate, the Koppelpoort was built in the early 1400’s and has distinct medieval... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Andrew G
Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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The Koppelpoort is a city gate in Amersfoort. It is a combination of land and water gate. The name is probably derived from the East Middle Dutch word Coppel meaning meadow
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Kleine Spui 2, 3811 BE Amersfoort, The Netherlands
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Reviewed today

There was a time this was the twon border but these days are long gone. Still ocated in the city centre it is an impressive monument with nice surroundings. It is a good start for a boat trip on the river Eems ad a;so the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The old city merchant gate, the Koppelpoort was built in the early 1400’s and has distinct medieval design. Popular with local and international tourists, this UNISCO historic site is worth the visit. Combine it with a city tour and discover this amazing city

Thank Andrew G
Reviewed 3 September 2018

One of the three remaining city gates or historic Amersfoort is the 'Koppelpoort'. it is the most impressive gate because of the inlet to the city of the river Eem. The waterworks around this gate and the renovated Eemplein around this part of the river...More

Thank jacvdlaak
Reviewed 20 August 2018

A beautiful well-kept / maintained city gate which is been build around 1425 and restored for the first time in 1886. In fact the ‘koppelpoort’ consist of two gates a water gate and a landgate

Thank Erwin H
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

Part of the old city wall across the river Eem with a combined gate for road and river traffic. Kept in good repair. Photogenic.

Thank Fred W
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Amersfoort is very nice place to visit. Especially if you like medivial places, you should see it. Its very peaceful, there are nice cafes and restaurants around. During summer, sitting near Koppelpoort and watching the sunset is highly recommended! :)

Thank Gizem O
Reviewed 19 July 2018 via mobile

Beautifully historical landmark from the Middle Ages. Amersfoort is a hidden gem in Holland, massively overshadowed by the over-rated crowded and dirty city of Amsterdam.

Thank RitaBL
Reviewed 21 June 2018 via mobile

Ever wanted to see a gateway to an old city: come see this gate. Not just a walkway but also a waterway! Incredible and amazing building. Still in original condition. Beautiful! Very nice place for a photo opportunity. And a lot of bars and restaurants...More

Thank Evert S
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This historic landmark is a must see when visiting the historic centre of Amersfoort. Just include it in a nice walk along and/or through the town. I can certainly recommend a walk in the evening as well when it is beautifully lit.

Thank Antwerp_traveller69
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

I had received a brochure from my hotel so I had a brief description of where to find the gate and that it was built in the 1400. Quite impressive indeed and would suggest a visit. It is quite easy to find and you could...More

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Jodi B
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Response from stonewithnomoss | Reviewed this property |
Actually, I think Amersfoort makes a better base to stay than Amsterdam (and it's so much cheaper). If you are in Amsterdam with limited time, conversely, I am not sure I would choose Amersfoort (sorry) as a day trip... More