The small city of Enkhuizen is an old Dutch harbour town, and one of the most prominent ones of the Dutch Golden Age. It lost its trade position by the late 17th century, due to the wars with England, the silting of its waters and the rise of , but maintained much of its historic grandeur.

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City gate
The 'Drommedaris' is the southern gateway of the city Enkhuizen. Photo: Pbech, Public domain.

Photo: Malis, Public domain.

City gate
The or Westerpoort is a city gate in Enkhuizen. Photo: Gouwenaar, CC0.

City gate
Photo: Pbech, CC0.

Localities in the Area

is securely hidden behind the broad back of the . Photo: Dolfy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 4½ km southwest of Enkhuizen. Photo: Dolfy, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a town in the municipality of in the province of . is situated 3 km west of Enkhuizen. Photo: Dqfn13, CC BY-SA 4.0.


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