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Eighty Year War

Reenactment of the Eighty Year War

Did you know that each year on 1 April the people of Brielle reenact the capture of the fortification from the Spanish troops during...
Westerbork

Memorial Center at Camp Westerbork

Did you know that this month it is 30 years ago that the Memorial Center at Camp Westerbork opened as a permanent reminder of...
Dodenherdenking

4 May: Remembrance Day

Did you know that today is Remembrance Day in the Netherlands? Each year on 4 May we remember all civilians and members of the armed...
King Willem III

King Willem III a.k.a. King Gorilla

Did you know that King Willem III of the Netherlands (1817-1890) was dubbed King Gorilla because of his short-tempered and malicious personality? Spouses Sophie of W├╝rttemberg...
Middelburg

Middelburg Town Hall

Did you know that the interior of the 15th century Town Hall in Middelburg was completely damaged during a fire when the city was...
Did you know that you can revive the 19th century of Charles Dickens this weekend in the city center of Deventer? On 16 and 17 December over 950 characters from Dickens' famous novels like Scrooge and Oliver Twist will reenact the romantic stories.

Charles Dickens Festival in Deventer 2017

Did you know that you can relive the 19th century of Charles Dickens this weekend at Bergkwartier in the city center of Deventer? In the...
Batavia Lelystad

Replica of the shipwrecked Batavia

Did you know you can visit a replica of the Batavia ship in Lelystad? The original ship was built in 1628 but was shipwrecked...
Schiermonnikoog

Schiermonnikoog World War II

Did you know that the island of Schiermonnikoog was the last part of Europe to be liberated from the German occupation after WWII? Hundreds...
Deventer

Medieval punishment for money forgers

Did you know that this copper kettle in Deventer was used for cooking money forgers alive in hot oil during the late Middle Ages?...
Dodenherdenking

Flags at half-mast on Remembrance Day

Did you know that Dutch flags fly at half mast today from 18.00 until sunset for Remembrance of the Dead?

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