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Hidden Treasure

The historic house of the pot (poor) is now a community for the elderly residents of Amersfoort... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
travell_a_lot
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Southern England
small garden inclosed housing community, previously for the poor

This place used to be housing for the poor. Now the standards on who can live here have changed... read more

Reviewed 16 October 2016
WorldTravelOne
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Breukelen Ut
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28 Jul 2018
“Hidden Treasure”
16 Oct 2016
“small garden inclosed housing community, previously for the poor”
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Reviewed 29 July 2018

The historic house of the pot (poor) is now a community for the elderly residents of Amersfoort, small houses in a courtyard garden with delightful small church. Visitors welcomed.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank travell_a_lot
Reviewed 16 October 2016

This place used to be housing for the poor. Now the standards on who can live here have changed. The inner court yard is good for a stroll. When we were there, there was an photo exhibition. Nice!

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

This is one of those pleasant surprises you get when you aimlessly walk through your own city. Tucked away in the middle of a residential neighbourhood, this historic place is worth a short walk through.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank AB835
Reviewed 13 July 2015

We found this place on the way to the city centre. When I saw an open gate, I always try to enter it unless there is a sign "forbidden to enter". when we got in this place, I saw a women that was busy watering...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 11 June 2015

Amersfoort centre is beautiful.Just outside you will find the most delightfull hofje / old peoples lodging.

Date of experience: May 2015
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Reviewed 5 June 2015

Complex used to be used to care for plague victims and the poor. Only worth the diversion if you have extra time on your walking tour of historic sites -- it's just outside the old city across the canal (past City Gate)

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank NYandAussie
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Ok, if you are in Amersfoort, in my opinion this is a mustsee. This square used to be an almshouse and it still comprises 48 budget-renthouses. It also has a little chapel there and the whole just takes you back in time. It's situated in...More

Date of experience: April 2015
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