Dordrecht Things to Do

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    Onze Lieve Vrouwe Kerk
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    Canal through the Centrum
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  • 1. De grote Kerk (the big church)

    About the Churchtower: The Gothic Big Church is the third biggest one in the Netherlands, and the tower is about 75 meters high (about 250 feet) and never finished. The dome-vault of the Big Church is...

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  • 2. Simon van Gijn Museum

    This Museum is the old house of banker and art collector Simon van Gijn. Walking trough this house gives you an impression of the way of living of the rich, in...

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  • 3. Groothoofd

    The 'Groothoofd' is a famous historic area of Dordrecht. For centuries, this was the place foreigners and royalties came to land.When visiting Dordrecht, you...

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  • 4. The Biesbosch

    National parc the biesbosch is ' green silence'.The 7100 hectare big area has it's own specific plants and animals.You can take guided walking tours.When you...

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  • 5. Dordrecht Art Walk

    When you love Art and antiques, along the Dordt Art Walk there are many tempting antique and curio shops,galleries and art traders, antiquarian bookshops and...

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  • 6. The Dordrecht Tour

    The Dordrecht Tour and the Dordrecht Canal Tour conducts you trough Dordrecht's historical inner city.Panels will guide you along the 3 km. walking route. Along...

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  • 7. Het Hof - the cradle of the Netherlands

    Het Hof is a small complex dating back to the 13th century. It became famous as the place where the representatives of the free cities of Holland and Zeeland...

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  • 8. Groothoofdspoort

    This city gate from 1618 is the second city gate (the other is the Catherijnepoort) which is still remaining from the old city defens structure. The gate has a...

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  • 9. Catherijnepoort (of Blauwpoort)

    This city gate is one of only two which are still standing in the city center of Dordrecht. It was built in 1652 and is situated near the Oude Maas. Be careful...

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  • 10. Dordrecht town hall (gemeentehuis)

    The old town hall was built in the 14th century for trading purposes and is in use as a town hall since the 16th century. You can visit it every first sunday of...

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  • 11. Monument of deWitt brothers

    The de Witt brothers were among the most interesting figures in dutch history. Cornelis was mayor of the city and had important functions in the military. Johan...

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  • 12. House of Bever and Sheep

    And there I was, making my way from the port back to the city going through the Catharijne gate. As soon as I pased the gate, on my left side, I saw another old...

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  • 13. Catharijnepoort

    Dordrecht has only two city gates that survived. Being a very wealthy city by the water, of course Dordrecht had many more. The Catharijnepoort is the gate that...

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  • 14. The Leaning Houses

    While in Dordrecht, pay attnetion to the buildings. Being a very old city Dordrecht has some very interesting and old structures. Walking on the Museumstraat I...

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  • 15. Kyck over den Dyck

    Not that my Dutch is good, but even for me it was easy to understand what the name means. Guessing that the original name is written in Old Dutch it can be...

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  • 16. Johan and Cornelis de Witt

    Johan and Cornelis de Witt are two very important figures in the Dutch history. Natives of Dordrecht the brothers are mentioned in many historical facts of the...

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  • 17. Dordrechts Museum

    The Dordrechts Museum won't impress you with paintings by van Gogh, Vermeer, or Rembrandt, like many other musems in the Netherlands. This place has the...

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  • 18. Park Merwestein

    As we arrived to Dordrecht we just wandered around the city without having any particular place in mind. This is how we came across the Park Merwestein. The...

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  • 19. 't Hof

    In 2005 VTer Urzu was jumping through this court, like a monkey, but in the 16th century this was the place where William of Orange (also known as William the...

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  • 20. 't Hof

    This used to be an Augustin cloister built as early as 1275. Around the inner court yard there were a hospital, bakery, brewery and other service...

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  • 21. Scheffersplein

    The Scheffers square was actually a bridge called Tolbrug which was broadened in the 16th century to create a stone cover over the harbour. The square itself...

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  • 22. Canal and city tour

    The center of Dordrecht has various canals or 'harbours' running through it. There are various boat tours in and around Dordrecht. For here I will mention the...

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  • 23. De Witt brothers

    The De Witt brothers, most famous politicians in The Netherlands. Johan de Witt was the most important statesman of his time. Both he and his brother Cornelis...

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  • 24. Town hall

    Built in 1383 by Flemish traders who used it as a market hall for their fabric products. It is a town hall since 1544. You can visit the town hall every first...

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  • 25. Well.... walk!

    Just walk the city center to get to know it. There are many nice sights, buildings and such. Here the canal along the 'Grote Kerk' where the houses seem to be...

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