Springtime in Holland

Day 3 - Enkhuisen


An attractive small town that was once an important harbour


We docked in time for me to spend an hour wandering around Enkhuisen before dinner. It is just a short walk to the town centre past the splendid C19th brick railway station.

Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Enkhuisen is an attractive town centre with a mix of old and modern houses. All buildings are brick and modern buildings are designed to complement the old.

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

This old warehouse is now part of the Zuiderzeemuseum where over 100 historical buildings have been reconstructed as an open air museum

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Typical white wooden bridges carry traffic across the canals.

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Day 3 - Enkhuisen

The tower of the massive C1St Panceatius Church or Zuiderkerk, dominates the skyline. It was originally the church of the fisherman and the tower served as a beacon for them. The church is only open on summer afternoons.

Day 3 - Enkhuisen   Day 3 - Enkhuisen

Nearby is the C17 Stadhuis or town hall, built in the Dutch Classical style.

Enkhuisen

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