Almelo Things to Do

  • Almelo Architecture Walking route
    Almelo Architecture Walking route
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  • Doopsgezinde kerk - Organ - Almelo
    Doopsgezinde kerk - Organ - Almelo
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  • Almelo Book market
    Almelo Book market
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    Doopsgezinde Kerk - Mennonite Church

    by pieter_jan_v Written May 10, 2013
    Doopsgezinde kerk - Almelo
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    The Doopsgezinde Kerk or Mennonite Church is a small church in one of Almelo's main shopping streets. The facade is not much bigger as the adjacent buildings.

    The church dates from 1684 and started in a converted living room.
    In 1732 the present front facade was constructed.
    In 1751 the ceiling was reconstructed.
    In 1791 an organ build by Friedrich Hellmann was .
    In 1978 the complete building was renovated.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Photography

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    De Grote Kerk - The big church

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 10, 2013
    Grote Kerk - Almelo
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    De Grote Kerk (Big Church) is the oldest building of Almelo. The oldest part dates from 1493. In 1738, 1873 and 1957 additions and renovations took place.

    Opening hours:
    Sa: 3PM - 4PM

    Admission: free.

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    • Historical Travel
    • Religious Travel

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    Architecture self-guided walking tour

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 21, 2009

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    Almelo Architecture Walking route

    In 2009 the City of Almelo published a self-guided 1.5 hours walking tour along the architectural monuments of the city.

    Start at the Local Tourist Office (VVV) at the Market Square and explore the following buildings:
    1 - Bank (1908) at Wierdensestraat 2
    2 - Courthouse (1846) at Wierdensestraat 4
    3 - Family House at wierdensestraat 6
    4 - Double Family (1900) House at Wierdensestraat 18-20
    5 - Villa Kloosteresch (1925) at Wierdensestraat 32
    6 - Train Station (1964) at Stationsplein (make a detour along the tracks to see the new lowered tracks, half-open tunnel (2009)
    7 - ROC van Twente (2006), behind the station
    8 - Tax Office (2003) at Stationsstraat 5
    9 - Java Office tower (2005)
    10 - Courthouse (1993) at Egbert Gorterstraat 3
    11 - Nijverdal den Cate Tower (1910)
    12 - Spinning Mill Twenthe (1916) at Twentheplein 3
    13 - De Acht Appartments (2000) at Haven Noordzijde 27-33
    14 - De Roef Appertments (1997) at Haven Noordzijde 25 & Touwbaan 8-30
    15 - Office building (1926) at Haven Noordzijde 21A
    16 - Havenveste Appartments (1990) at Jan Smitstraat 1-177
    17 - Library (1993) at Havan Noordzijde
    18 - City Hall (1972) at Stadhuisplein
    19 - Corner De Haven/Willemsgang Houses (1983)
    20 - Doelenstraat

    From here you can consider a detour around Huize Almelo.

    21- Former Hotel De Gouden Leeuw (1908) at corner Doelenstraat/Grotestraat
    22 - Former Cinema Varossieau (1919) at Grotestraat 25
    23 - Shops (1916) at Grotestraat 70-72
    24 - Café (1913) at Grotestraat 87 (stop for a drink)
    25 - Shop (1912) at Grotestraat 94
    26 - Shop (1907) at Grotestraat 99-101
    27 - Restaurant (1902) at Grotestraat 102
    28 - Former Bakery J.W. Gunther (1910) at Grotestraat 127
    29 - Almelo Cinema (2008) at Prinses Catharinaplein 3
    30 - Church & Houses at Hofkampstraat 39-41-43
    31 - Former Elisabeth Hospital (1928) at Hofkampstraat
    32 - Former Water Authority Building (1928) at Hofkampstraat 49
    33 - Water tower (1926) at Reggestraat 7
    34 - Double Family house (1905) at Molenkampspark 26-28-32-34
    35 - Oxford & Manchester Appartments (2004) at Zwanenbelt & Grotestraat
    36 - Houses (1981) at Menistenhoek & de Kolk
    37 - Prison (1928)
    38 - Waag (1913) at De Waag 1

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    • Historical Travel

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    Book market

    by pieter_jan_v Updated May 10, 2013

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    Almelo Book market
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    Each year at Ascencion Day there's a big book- and recod market on the main market square.

    I never was disappointed by what is offered and the deals that were possible.

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    • Seniors
    • Arts and Culture

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    Talk to one of the local politicians...........

    by Bill_Steg Written Feb 25, 2003

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    Talk to a politician.

    Talk to one of the local politicians and you will have the wool pulled over your eyes before you can say Jackshit!

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