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Medieval Amersfoort

Locations with a medieval story

  • Wall-houses

    Walking along the houses built into the ancient city wall transports you back to medieval times. Visit the famous wall-houses (Muurhuizen) and discover their colourful history

    Visit the wall-houses
  • Onze Lieve Vrouwe Tower

    This tower was built on account of the ‘miracle of Amersfoort’. Work began around the year 1450 and was completed in around 1500. During a 60-minute tour of the tower, you can hear about the legend that inspired it. 

    Climb the tower
  • Men's Hall

    This is the only original medieval guest house still standing in the Netherlands. Here, you can experience how residents lived and what the building looked like around the year 1900.

    Discover the Men's Hall
  • Monnikendam

    The Monnikendam water gate was erected around 1420 as part of the second city wall built in 1380-1451. Here, water flows into the city from the Heiligenberger brook. 

    Admire the Monnikendam water gate
  • Koppelpoort

    A must-see for every visitor to Amersfoort is the Koppelpoort. Discover the secrets of this enchanting land and water gate built in 1400.

    Don't miss this fairy-tale spot