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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Naarden is an old fortified garison town built by the Spanish empire in the 16th century. Naarden is an example of a star fort, complete with fortified walls and a moat. The moat and walls have been restored. Naarden is famous for the performance of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

We had a nice day in Naarden and the people were so friendly. Like in most places in Holland you can find exceptionally good food here!

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 64marce
Reviewed 30 April 2018

We stopped for lunch on our way to the airport to fly home. We wish we’d allowed ourselves more time. It was lovely to walk round the lovely streets with lots of shops and cafes. A wander along the fortifications and along the canals. A...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank Mallyfam
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Just walk around and enjoy the architecture of the village. Many cafes to have a drink and of a snack. Just a few shops. The main thing to see are the defences that surround the village.

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Andy P
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We truly enjoyed the afternoon in the historic and beautiful fortified town. One of the prettiest in Europe. Walk along the walls with caution. If you fall into the water moat you may have a problem. HIGHLY RECOMMEND THIS PLACE

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Jonmun
Reviewed 23 September 2017

Visited this attractive little town on an sunny Autumnal day. There was a market in progress which added to the colour. Walking along cobbled streets, the Grand Church and Town Hall are standout buildings.Water is never far away and forms a barrier with the imposing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Boudin882
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

This little town surrounded by moats and walls (did anyone ever successfully attack it?) is a tranquil little Dutch village just a short hop from Amsterdam. You can walk from the train but it is a little bit far (although a very nice walk). There...More

Date of experience: August 2017
3  Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The village of Naarden is listed as one of the most beautiful small towns of Netherlands ! It is included in a star shaped fortification dating from the 17 th century and it is in mint condition ! The main buildings are the usual attractions...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank belleretraite
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