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


Address: J.C. Brouwersgracht 32, 1135 WK Edam     View map »
Type: Government building

The Proveniershof or Proeve is an group of alms houses set up in 1555 bij Jan Claeszoon Brouwer on the site of the houses of the Beguines, a sisterhood of nurses. The two wings of the building date mostly from the 17th century, although at a later date a fair amount of changes were brought about. The small bleaching field of the Beguines has now been changed into a superb courtyard garden, always a mass of colourful flowers.