15 november 2015

Sassenpoort (1)

The Sassenpoort (Sassen Gate) is the only left gatehouse in the city wall of Zwolle. It was built in 1409 from 101,000 stones, and by its size the wealth of the city was shown. At the end of the 19th century the gatehouse was renovated and became an important Dutch heritage site.

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  1. It looks more like a small castle than a gatehouse!

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  2. Fantastic place to visit !!
    Greetings

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  3. Love these old buildings! Only was 2 days in Zwolle with friends, but we went to Giethoorn, lol!

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  4. Love this little old "castle".
    Here near this old cannot think to build of anything modern houses.

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  5. Beautiful old city gate. It's amazing these structures have lasted so long!

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  6. It's an impressive landmark and a wonderful piece of history.

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