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Muiderslot

Built in 1280 by Count Floris V, son of Willem II, the exceptionally preserved moated fortress Muiderslot is equipped with round towers, a French innovation. The count was a champion of the poor and a French sympath…
Fort in Muiden

Pampus

Off the coast of Muiden lies a derelict fort on the island of Pampus. This massive 19th-century bunker was a key member of the Stelling van Amsterdam (Defence Line of Amsterdam), a ring of 42 fortresses that were ul…
French in Muiden

De Doelen

Prune-stuffed quail, spiced-honey-marinated duck, salt-crusted sea bass, steak-frites with Béarnaise sauce, and grilled lobster with hollandaise sauce, followed by crème brûlée or chocolate profiteroles, are among t…
Brown Cafe in Muiden

Café Ome Ko

With a sunny canal-side terrace and regular live music in summer, cosy timber-panelled cafe Ome Ko has been the centre of Muiden's social life since 1810; past patrons include Napoleon Bonaparte, who arrived on hors…