Museum in Naarden

Comenius Museum

The 17th-century Czech educational reformer, Jan Amos Komensky (Comenius), is buried in the Waalse Kapel (Walloon Chapel) of the fortress's former monastery. His life and work (he promoted the concepts of universal …
Church in Naarden

Grote Kerk

It's easy to spot the tall tower of the fort's central Grote Kerk, a Gothic basilica with stunning 16th-century vault paintings of biblical scenes. You can climb the tower's 235 steps for a view of the leafy Gooi an…
Museum in Naarden


The Vestingmuseum brings context to the vast star-shaped fortress, which is the only one in Europe featuring a buffer of two walls and two moats. You can stroll around on the rolling battlements before descending in…