Around the Damplein you will find many houses dating back to the glorious VOC time.
On the square the Graanbeurs buiding is located.
Originating from 1582 this was the buiding were the local defenders were housed and held there shooting practice.
The Oostkerk was build between 1648 and 1667. It was the first church special build for protestants.
The highest point is the lion-shaped windvane.
Almost everyone speaks English here in Holland and they don't expect you to speak their language but they love to talk with each other in their own language.
Top of my "must see activities" I chose not the town hall or the beautiful churches but the cyclists, you can not see anywhere else 80 year old women cycling so fast around the town.
This building gives you a wide view over the waters and opposite it lies a large boat which is a shop where you can buy everything you can dream of when you are a yachtsman.....
The famous DE RIJCKRE ORGAN in the church...
During July and August there are organ lunch concerts given, each Thursday from 12.30 - 13.00 hrs., they are free of charge....
In front of the abbey church is a statue of the "ringrijders" of Middelburg.
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At the farm called Schellach, you can see many cows, but also buy the best variety and quality of CHEESE you've ever seen or tasted!
Also other fresh milkproducts are available!
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