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A very attractive waterside building.

Even if you don’t know about the “House with the Bullet” history, you can still simply enjoy the... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
Knaresborough, United Kingdom
Great story

The story behind "het huis met de kogel" is very interesting and is a great place to seek out after... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2017
Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Oldest house in Alkmaar. Very nice and unique. Must see! Make sure you take a picture and read about the history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

The name of the house means something like: The house with the bullet in it. A Spanish bullet hit the neat little house long time ago and so on ... Never mind about that. The best reason to go here is undouptedly that it’s the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

Even if you don’t know about the “House with the Bullet” history, you can still simply enjoy the beauty of this fabulous old house on the canal side in the centre of town. It’s really rather lovely and well worth finding.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

The story behind "het huis met de kogel" is very interesting and is a great place to seek out after visiting the nearby museum.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank QuintenK_13
Reviewed 21 August 2017

I now live across from this house, and it is very neat. Easy to find so I'm sure you'll come across it and if you take the Gratchenrondavaart tour you can find out more history behind it. Worth the extra few steps from the central...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This translates into 'The House with the Bullet' from 1557. It is at a literal stone's throw from the cheese market and the tourist office building. Worth the extra yard! The building has a number of levels at the waterside that hang out more the...More

Date of experience: October 2016
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