"Interesting Frisian town" Franeker by Britannia2
Franeker Travel Guide: 8 reviews and 64 photos
A very interesting and scenic town that centres on a beautiful town hall. It is also home to the worlds oldest working planetarium and a corn museum.
This was one of the first Frisian towns I had ever been to and it was interesting to see the slight difference between Franeker and other similar size Dutch towns in central Holland that I know so well.
There is a real feeling of actually travelling to get here - the town is compact and easy to find your way around although the railway station and car parks are some distance from the town centre.
- Pros:History on view in a compact town
- Cons:Parking and the station some way out
This interesting church dates from 1421 and is the only church in Friesland with a choir aisle. I do not normally... more travel advice
The Town Hall of Franeker was built in renaissance style between 1591 and 1594. The building was extended in 1760 and... more travel advice
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