This sturdy, rectangular city gate was constructed in 1465 but rebuilt in a Renaissance style around 1615.

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1. Koornmarktpoort

0.27 MILES

The oldest city gate of medieval Kampen to survive, the Koornmarktpoort was built next to the corn market in the 14th century and fortified with a twinset…

2. Broederpoort

0.27 MILES

This medieval city gate, with its four slender towers, is on the western fringe of the old town. It was built in 1465 but refashioned during the…

3. Ikonenmuseum

0.29 MILES

Religious icons are the subject of this museum in a 17th-century monastery. Hundreds from around the world are shown here, spanning the centuries; most…

4. Stedelijk Museum

0.32 MILES

The city museum occupies the old and new town halls, the former a late Gothic masterpiece adorned with sculpted figures. The top-floor exhibit is devoted…

5. Nieuwe Toren

0.34 MILES

This landmark tower, built purely as a show of wealth in the 17th century, stands tall (albeit it with an incredible lean) on main street Oudestraat. Its…

6. Kamper Kogge

0.69 MILES

Nicknamed the Black Lady of Kampen, the Kampe Kogge is an impressive reconstruction (using medieval materials and techniques) of a 14th-century cog – a…

7. Onze Lieve Vrouwe Basiliek

7.92 MILES

People from Zwolle say they know they're home when they see the iconic Onze Lieve Vrouwetoren (also known as the Peperbus, or Peppermill), a huge basilica…

8. Grote Kerk

8.01 MILES

This monumental Gothic church (1370–1452) is grand, but was much grander before lightning knocked down the tower – the highest in the Netherlands – in…