"Welcome to my new home town, old fortified harbour" Hellevoetsluis by ATLC
Hellevoetsluis Travel Guide: 44 reviews and 71 photos
This is an exact copy of the ship that Tsar Peter The Great of Russia (who had a great connection to The Netherlands) built.
It's an educational project. But what's more: it is a mighty sight in the very old harbour of Hellevoetsluis.
Hellevoetsluis has grown to a 60.000 inhabitants. It's an old fortified city and has a historical dock called Jan Blanken.
Hellevoetsluis is located on Voorne-Putten, a region just west of Rotterdam.
On Voorne there are other villages and towns to visit:
Brielle, my former hometown of 22 years
I have built pages about them too. Please visit them!
<b>Please note</b> I am writing plenty of tips here but there are quite a few photos to be found or made and then uploaded. Just think of Alice in Wonderland who grumbled to her sister that her book had no pictures. She proceeded to have one of the most adventurous trips ever written!
- Pros:Great for nautic activities and historically interesting
- Cons:A bit off-the-beaten path
- In a nutshell:Attractive little town in rural and marine area.
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