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Bronze model of the city

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Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

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A: Wilhelmina fountain

by Jan Mulder, 130 meters away

Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Wilhelmina fountain

B: Carrousel for children

by Jan Mulder, 210 meters away

Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Carrousel for children

C: Square behind the church

by Jan Mulder, 310 meters away

Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Square behind the church

D: Grote of Lebuinuskerk church interior

by Jan Mulder, 330 meters away

Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Grote of Lebuinuskerk church interior

E: Jumping at the luna park

by Jan Mulder, 340 meters away

Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Jumping at the luna park

F: Schouwburg Deventer

by Jan Mulder, 520 meters away

"Breek de lucht, raak de grens" Photo's taken on June 2, 2012.

Schouwburg Deventer

G: IJssel Deventer

by Eric Berendsen, 580 meters away

IJssel Deventer

H: Boerderij Adelaar Voorst

by Mark de Graaf, 8.3 km away

Boerderij Adelaar Voorst

I: abandoned house

by Frans Frowijn, 10.4 km away

abandoned house

abandoned house

J: Broederenkerk and Dominican monastery, Zutphen

by Hans ter Horst, 12.3 km away

Founded in 1293 by Margaretha of Flanders, the Broederenkerk and Dominican monastery, became a Protes...

Broederenkerk and Dominican monastery, Zutphen

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