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Monnickendam

MonnickendamThis old town along the Gouwzee is now part of the municipality Waterland. Waterland was once a swamp along the shores of the Zuiderzee. Around the year 1000 they started to enclave Waterland. In the seventeenth century this region came to flourish because of its harbour. This harbour is now used for pleasure-boats. The town has many monuments from the seventeenth and eighteenth century, like the town-hall en the Waegh, and also sixteenth century buildings like the Speeltoren. The St. Nicolaas church is even built in the fifteenth century. Broek in Waterland is part of the same municipality. Here picturesque wood-houses are painted broeker-grey. When there's ice Waterland attracts many skatinglovers


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