Assen Things to Do

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    Style room at Drents Museum Assen
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  • 1. TT Circuit Assen

    The Assen TT is a freak show of the highest caliber. Get your leathers on and soak in the incredible atmosphere of this small town gone wild. The days before the race, the sound of roaring pipes...

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  • 2. Imagine, during the night the cows make a mess!

    The farmers not long ago were always much more comfortable then the city folks! As they lived with the animals, also at night, the house would be much warmer...

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  • 3. Here you see how people lived in Drenthe

    It is somehow a small house, just a few windows in it, if you compare it with the houses we are used to nowadays you would run away quickly, as all seems to be...

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  • 4. More hydrangea

    Ok, I have to admit. I love hydrangea so much. They are so good looking and the colours are so amazing. I've never seen hydrangea as fresh and as healthy as...

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  • 5. Window shopping @ the flower shop

    This shop is somewhere at my friend's home in Brunesltraat. I will have to check with her the exact name of this shop or street. It was a short walk, not more...

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  • 6. A walk somewhere in Assen

    I enjoy walking (no doubt you'll see me limping somewhere along the way, ha3). I don't necessarily need a definite destination. Wandering around, checking out...

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  • 7. Gorgeous flowers @ the flea market

    Like other women, I go crazy every time seeing flowers. I'm not so sure what were these but I really hope I can plant them at my backyard, but that's...

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  • 8. Legging and socks @ the flea market

    If you're feeling cold and needed extra layer to keep warm, this stall might help! Plenty of leggings and socks sold at reasonable price. I saw some socks sold...

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  • 9. Vegetables and fruits @ the flea market

    There are a variety of vegetables and fruits in my country too, but I've never seen them so fresh and so healthy like those sold here. The size, colours and...

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  • 10. Fleamarket @ Winkelcentrum Assen

    As I mentioned, it was just a short stay in Assen. Therefore, I didn't get to see much. My friend took my mum and me to the flea market somewhere in the city....

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  • 11. Drents Museum

    Drents Museum is the main museum for the province Drenthe. It gives a fine idea about the history and archeology of this province and has some unusual objects...

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  • 12. Ballroom and Latin Dancing in Assen

    Every year we come to the Dutch Open Dance Festival to watch hundred of Amateur and Professional dancers from all over the world compete in one of the top...

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  • 13. Museum Westerbork

    Near the city of Assen there's the (in)famous place called Camp Westerbork. During the 2nd WW many Dutch Jews, Gypsies and other minority groups were brought...

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  • 14. Hunebedden

    These ancient rockformations were placed by people living in the Netherlands 5000 years ago to be used as graves. They were called the Trechterbekervolk,...

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  • 15. Bartje

    This is a statue of a boy named Bartje Bartels. He used to be a person in a dutch television show. It was spoken in the Drenths dialect, so it had to be...

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  • 16. RTV Drenthe in the monumental former RHBS

    In august 2004 RTV-Drenthe, the public regional broadcasting-station for the Province of Drenthe is moved to the former secondary school at the Beilerstraat in...

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  • 17. Music school, radio studio, what's next?

    At the Beilerstraat in Assen you can find a lot of majestic houses. The one at nr. 24 is built in 1884 in the eclectic style.Later it became a dependance of the...

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  • 18. Motor races in Assen ... the famous TT

    Assen has a famous name in the motor racing world. Yearly the TT of Assen attracts thousands and thousands of motor fans to the capitol of Drenthe to see the...

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  • 19. The new town hall ... an architectural monster

    In the middle of Assen stands an enormous monstrous building with a lot of exterior metal rings and inner glass window walls. This is the new town hall of Assen...

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  • 20. Saint Joseph's church

    Church history in Assen goes back to 17th century. this province was quite desolated for many many centuries, for the land was unwanted due to forests,...

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  • 21. "House of keeping" or just "the prison"

    In Dutch the "Huis van Bewaring" actually is a nice word for prison (house of keeping or caretaking). In Assen the original is still standing and is...

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  • 22. Explanations will follow later

    This is the former monastries church building and what was left after some fires and especially the one that destroyed half the centre of Assen (1676). The...

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  • 23. A home for pastors, princes and kings

    This renaissance house dates back to 1698 and was built as the "vickery" for the pastor of Assen's old church. Later it became the prince's courthouse in...

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  • 24. The Palace of Justice

    Assen, as being the capitol of the province of drenthe, also posseses one of the higher courthouses within the Netherlands (in total there are twelve): a so...

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  • 25. Churches: Beth-el Church

    At the northern edge of the citycentre of Assen at the former road to Groningen is the former synagogue of Assen, built in 1901 in the neo-renascence style. In...

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