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Culture

Here you will see a listing of all the cultural parts of Edam-Volendam and surrounding areas.


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A total of 17 items in this category.

Gemeenlandshuis
Edam
Gemeenlandshuis
Government building
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Twin gables
Edam
Twin gables
Architecture
In the DOELLAND, at the numbers 3 and 5, there is an example of "twin" gables. These 17th century st... 
Edams museum
Edam
Edams museum
Museum
The Museum is open Saturday and Sunday 13.00 - 16.30      The museum is Edam's ... 
The Cheese Weighhouse
Edam
The Cheese Weighhouse
Government building
The Cheese Weigh-house dates, as can be seen from the brightly painted facade, from 1778. Go inside ... 
Kwakelbrug
Edam
Kwakelbrug
Bridge
The construction of this bridge is interesting: the counter-balanced overhead section is connected t... 
Windmill Edam
Edam
Windmill Edam
Mill
The windmill of the Zuidpolder is a so called 'Grondzeiler', draining the Zuidpolder. The hu... 
Proveniershof
Edam
Proveniershof
Government building
The Proveniershof or Proeve is an group of alms houses set up in 1555 bij Jan Claeszoon Brouwer on t... 
The Music Room
Edam
The Music Room
Museum
European stringed instruments. Guitar, harp and violin are well known instruments. But do you kno... 
Great Church or Saint Nicholas Church
Edam
Great Church or Saint Nicholas C
Church
This Great Church, of cathedral dimensions, is one of Edam's proudest possessions. It is not kn... 
Ship-yard
Edam
Ship-yard
Exposition & Shop
The "scheepswerf met helling" is a very old ship-yard wich still repairs the traditional ships. ... 
Dam Square
Edam
Dam Square
Civil engineering structures
This is considered to be the town center. Walk up onto the Dam and take a seat on one of the benches... 
Dam
Edam
Dam
Bridge/Water lock
The DAM, incorporating lock gates, was built in 1544 on the orders of Emperor Karel V.  After many... 
Carillon
Edam
Carillon
Carillon
There are records of a Church, formerly called the Church of Our Dear Lady, on this site since 1350 ... 
Fort near Edam
Edam
Fort near Edam
Fortress
Did you ever notice a grey structure or green hill set within the landscape unexpectedly? Chances ar... 
Oldest Wooden House
Edam
Oldest Wooden House
Architecture
Next to the bakery, on the corner of the Breestraat is the famous Oldest Wooden House of Edam. The l... 
Cheese warehouse De Koophandel
Edam
Cheese warehouse De Koophandel
Company building
Traditional Dutch cheese warehouse. On a picturesque canal in Edam, behind a row of historical facad... 
Former Post office
Edam
Former Post office
Government building
The building was designed by C.H. Peters, architect of the city of Amsterdam, among other buildings ... 
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