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Quirky feature in a very pretty town

I had read about this unusual town feature so we included this town in our exploration of the area... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2018
Poulton Le Fylde, United Kingdom
Rustic canal view(s)

Besides seen from the small bridge by walking you will also have a nice view when taking a 1 hour... read more

Reviewed 21 July 2017
Fred d
Soest, The Netherlands
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Solwerderstraat, Appingedam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

We were visiting my friends parents who stay in Appingedam. I am not sure if i would have visited it otherwise. We were pleasantly surprised to see this small town / Village which still has managed to retain the dutch flavor. I loved everything about...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 12 April 2018

I had read about this unusual town feature so we included this town in our exploration of the area from our base in Groningen. We found the kitchens as we walked around the pretty streets festooned with flowers. We were also lucky to notice the...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Besides seen from the small bridge by walking you will also have a nice view when taking a 1 hour boat excursion (4 Euro).

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Fred d
Reviewed 21 March 2016

These hanging kitchens are unique for the Netherlands, and the whole setting is nicely picturesque, with small bridges crossing the Damsterdiep, and 17th century houses along the water. Only three remain. Best to plan for some more activities in the surroundings, such as a visit...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Reviewed 9 November 2015

To see the unusual hanging kitchens in Appingedam, one also has to walk through the townships main street with its canopy of brightly coloured hanging ubrellas - another lovely scene on a sunny day. We were taken to the hanging kitchens by friends who took...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank MelbourneErena
Reviewed 6 August 2015

When visiting Nord Netherlands or Groningen area I reccomend to see this amazing place. City centre from 16th century and hanging attachments to historival buildings above the canaal. The city itself is called as Venice of the nord.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 23 July 2015 via mobile

We thought this was a lovely example of a pretty little Dutch town! The tourist info was very helpful & provided us with a free walking guide and history of the town. Had a lovely cake and drink stop at the old Catholic Church and...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Lucyabrams
Reviewed 16 July 2015

Good to see, was raining though so didn't delay, kids not as interested as me but can not fault. Quaint shopping street.

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Rosaleen2015Holland
Reviewed 8 June 2015

We love this part of the little village of Appingedam, the quaint hanging kitchens enhance the local canal. While we we there bus loads of American tourists stopped to take in the sites.

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank sashakeena
Reviewed 4 August 2014

Thinking about historic Dutch an Flemish towns with stunning views the first town that comes to mind is Bruges, the town where time stopped three centuries ago. However, there are other quiet towns, not on the radar of main stream tourism, where suddenly a stunning...More

Date of experience: August 2014
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