"Hoorn" Top 5 Page for this destination Hoorn by OlafS
Hoorn Travel Guide: 125 reviews and 383 photos
This is a nice town. Actually much nicer than I expected. I expected Hoorn would be a small place with a few nice old buildings. In fact it may be small, but it's packed with interesting architecture. Unfortunately I came here at the wrong time, August the 12th 2003. A big fun fair was held in the centre, blocking many buildings from view or at least getting in the way to make pictures. That's my first tip; do visit Hoorn, but make sure there's no fun fair. I was also a bit in a hurry and completely forgot about the monuments that I probably could photograph without any problem, like some parts of the old city walls. Tip numero 2; make sure to take your time in places like this one.
The Noorderkerk is a three-aisled building in Gothic style. Work started in 1441, but since 1426 a wooden church had... more travel advice
The Roman Catholic H.H. Cyriacus en Franciscus dates from 1879-1882 and was designed by A.C. Bleys. This architect, who... more travel advice
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