"Othmar's Heem" Ootmarsum by pieter_jan_v
Ootmarsum Travel Guide: 53 reviews and 124 photos
Welcome to Ootmarsum. A place with a history dating back to the year 125, when Othmar of Odemarus - a Frankian King- started a settlement.
In the 13th century it got its cityrights and was controlled by the bishop of Utrecht. There used to be a castle, but that got demolished. Nowadays the Church (made from Bentheimer stones) is the heart of this Siepelstad (onion city).
- Pros:Ideal for art lovers
- In a nutshell:2000 years of history in 1 town
Place de la Fontaine is a small back garden of the Ton Schulten gallery, that was transformed into a paved statue garden... more travel advice
The Jewish cemetery of Ootmarsum is located at the Kuiperberg, West of town. It dates from 1786. Nowadays there are 22... more travel advice
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