It's mostly peacefull and calm, there's a natural rithm in the city
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...more
't Wetshuys restaurant/tavern is located in the former court house and City Hall from 1691.In later year the building was turned into a police station and later a traffic office.Since 1972 the building houses a restaurant.'t Wetshuys has a covered terrace that's great for people watching.The first floor has a room for private parties for up to 60...more
Movie Unlimited is housed in a new building at the South end of the Grotestraat, the main shopping street of Almelo.The cinema opened on December 11, 2007.The building has 4 auditoriums with comfortable seating and excellent view.During the movie you can order food & drinks; there's a service button at every couple of seats.The are special offers...more
The following Connexxion Company public buses serve Almelo:-21 - Hospital and Windmolenbroek-22 - Windmolenbroek and Hospital-23 - Schelfhorst and Sluitersveld-24 - Sluitersveld and Schelfhorst -25 - Aalderinkshoek-26 - Twenteborg Hospital-27 - Train station De Riet-28 - Twntepoort (East) Industrial ZoneThe following Connexxion company public buses...more
The Almelo train station is an Intercity train stop on the railroad coming from Amersfoort-Apeldoorn-Deventer to Hengelo and Enschede, where the Dutch Railways provides the train service.Furthermore it's a stop for:- the slow train to Zwolle, serving Wierden, Nijverdal, Raalte and Heino in between.- the slow train to Enschede, serving Almelo de...more
Traffic is one of the first Dutch cities to supply real time traffic and parking information on the Internet.The website below gives:-Green roads when there's no traffic jam.-Red roads indicating jammed streets.Press the Center P and you get actual parking information.more
Wawollie is a big shop selling all kinds of second hand goods.It is housed in a former car repair shop.Whether this plays stays open is the question. The sales permit says that 80% of the goods should be high volume items; also the fire department had some safety issues.Business hours:Mo-Sa: 9AM - 5PMSu: Closed Low pricesmore
A winter passtime around Almelo. Our answer to the didggeridoo......Men blowing on an instrument called the 'midwinterhoorn'. Traditionally this is done over a (water) well to bring out to enhance the sound and can be heard for miles around in the still of the icy cold winter evenings.........more
Galerie and Sculpturepark Groeneveld in Almelo
* Dutch biggest statue collection *
Artists Marie-Luise Kersbergen and her husband drs. Paul Simon welcome you on there 800m2 exposition and a statue-garden of 1.5 ha. The continu changing collection of bronze statue's, paintings, and glass show you a big variation of the stock-collection.
The Gravenallee is a long lane in the wooded area East of the Almelo center. It's the location of Huize Almelo, a monumental house in the middle of the meadows and forests.
The Gravenallee is a 3 km long lane that is great to walk and to enjoy the many birds.
Equipment: Walking shoes
Forget about Heineken beer if ever you get the opportunity to taste Grolsch beer in it's unique flip-top bottle. This beer is available in most countries in the World! Correct me if I'm wrong but does this taste like WHAT! Getting rat-arsed with Jimmy (Irish) and Chris (Australian) one Sunday riding a bike to the German border and back and...more