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De Veerpoort

Buiten de Veerpoort, 2871 Schoonhoven, The Netherlands
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Beautiful old gate but

Nice little old citygate. Not worth a visit on its own but together with the other sights in... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2016
StevenRijs
An appropriate welcome to the old city

There is plenty of free parking nearby, and it doesn't take all that long to see this reminder of... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2016
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26 Aug 2016
“Beautiful old gate but”
7 Aug 2016
“An appropriate welcome to the old city”
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Buiten de Veerpoort, 2871 Schoonhoven, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 26 August 2016

Nice little old citygate. Not worth a visit on its own but together with the other sights in Schoonhoven it becomes a nice stop on your walk through town.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016

There is plenty of free parking nearby, and it doesn't take all that long to see this reminder of Schoonhoven history, albeit one that can still be employed to help prevent serious river flooding. It sets the tone as you walk or drive into the...More

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Reviewed 9 July 2015

Schoonhoven is known for it's silver and silver smiths, the gates were built around 1350, and this one still survives. Quiet and worth the visit. We were part of the river cruise that stopped here. Any yes we bought silver. Very affordable, so make this...More

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Reviewed 24 June 2015

The City gate is the only one of five city gates that survived... the first gate that was there was built in 1396 and broken down in 1590. The current gate was built in 1601 and once you go through here you come to the...More

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