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The walled town of HEUSDEN dates back to the beginning of the 12th century and was an important element in the defense of Holland between 1580 and 1620. The Bastion is located on the banks of the River Maas. In the 14th century a large defense wall, including towers and gates, was built around the town.
Points of interest include the bastion walls ( vestigingswallen ), the Harbour ( Stadhaven ), the fish market ( Vismarkt), three Windmills ( Molens ) and Saint Catherine's Church. (Catherijnekerk).
Heusden is north-west of S'Hertogenbosch and can be reached via the A59 and take exit for N267
Tuesday May 27, 2008
Hans and I, along with dear friend Ilse (MATIM), took a little drive in the area and visited the walled town of Heusden. I really enjoyed this lovely, typical Dutch town and I want to thank Ilse for bringing us there.
Heusden has not one, not two but three WINDMILLS or MOLENS. WooHoo! I love Dutch windmills and after reading there were... more travel advice
In the centrum, you will find the TOURIST INFORMATION. Ilse and I went in to see what kind of brochures I could get for... more travel advice
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