Medemblik is the oldest town in Friesland. It was granted city rights in 1289. In the Golden Age, Medemblik experienced a short heyday as a harbour town, which can still be found in a number of sights and the everyday cityscape. The Oosterhaven is the most important historical harbour of Medemblik, right in the heart of the city.
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Medemblik is the oldest town in Friesland. In 1289, Count Floris V granted Medemblik city rights. The same count also had the famous Radboud Castle built, which stands at the harbour entrance. For a short time Medemblik was a harbour town and remains of this time can still be found in the city. There you will find the Bonifatius Church, the former Weigh House and the 17th century houses with beautiful facades. From the Oosterhaven you can quickly reach the city centre where you can shop and relax in the city centre at one of the catering establishments.
About the harbour in Medemblik
The Oosterhaven is one of the most important historical harbours of Medemblik, right in the heart of the city. Via the north side of the harbour you will find various catering establishments. In addition, the harbour has a few facilities, such as a sanitary building. In summer, a number of events take place at the harbour, both in the water and on land. On the south side of the Oosterhaven you will find more peace and quiet. And for small children this is the ideal location because of the Emmapark with a playground and petting zoo.
Route description (only in Dutch)