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Characteristic old city gate

This city gate is one of the iconic monumental buildings in the old city of Bergen op Zoom. After... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
CoisDeZweed
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Bergen op Zoom, The Netherlands
Medieval military object

The gate at the western side of the center was part of a medieval defense structure developed in... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2018
Robert937
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This city gate is one of the iconic monumental buildings in the old city of Bergen op Zoom. After the city expanded on this side and the gate got a more central position in the city, it also served as a prison for a while,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018

The gate at the western side of the center was part of a medieval defense structure developed in the period 1330 - 1335. The gate itself was probably built around 1350 which is quite early by Dutch historic standards. 'Dutch' was a term not to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in history of the Middle Ages this is the town to visit and all the other historical artefacts worth when you can visit inside

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank PimD40
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The Gevangenpoort (prisonersgate) is very old and beautiful. I always told my childern, that Rapunzel lived in the tower. Since a while there's an escaperoom. That's very exiting for young and older people. Try it when you visit Bergen op Zoom.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

This former prison and part of the main city wall is interesting to visit. It is not easy to visit this building. Most locals never visited this historic builiding.

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed 26 November 2016

This city gate was one of the few highlights in an otherwise not very interesting town. When I was there I had no possibility to have a look inside, still from the outside it looks very solid and old... an impressive entry into the (old)...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Ronald_jelle
Reviewed 27 June 2016

long time ago my city; Bergen op zoom was protected by big city walls.. and of course even back than there where thieves and other bad people... some got cought and needed to be locked up but when the jail was full or the bad...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Dimphij
Reviewed 22 June 2016

This place is one of many historical buildings in Bergen op Zoom. As the city is small, this monument can be reached easily from the city center. It is worth a visit for those coming to Bergen op Zoom.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 18 June 2016

The old monument was built in the 14th century, and served as a prison till 1930. The construction is impressive and is worth a visit, being close to the city center.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Papillonul
Reviewed 18 February 2016

It's a real piece of history in Bergen op Zoom that you can find in almost a center of the location!

Date of experience: October 2015
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