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Panoramic photo by Emile Duijker EXPERT Taken 15:32, 20/12/2009 - Views loading...

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Snow in Holland made the country turn up side down this year. Creating traffic jams almost seven times the daily average. Flight cancellations and even trains didn't leave the station. But more important the snow created beautiful views and made landscapes look like timeless panorama's.

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A: Oosterpoort at night

by Emile Duijker, 10 meters away

Snow in Holland made the country turn up side down this year. Creating traffic jams almost seven time...

Oosterpoort at night

B: city gate in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 30 meters away

city gate in Hoorn

C: Defence tower in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 30 meters away

Defence tower in Hoorn

D: karperkuil in hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 120 meters away

karperkuil in hoorn

E: jumping from a bridge

by Emile Duijker, 180 meters away

This is another way of using a bridge. It must be a really nice feeling to jump from that hight but c...

jumping from a bridge

F: kleine oost in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 220 meters away

kleine oost in Hoorn

G: outdoor stereo crew

by Emile Duijker, 260 meters away

Outdoor stereo festival is a yearly dance event with 4 stages and lots of famous dj's. It's been kept...

outdoor stereo crew

H: snow in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 280 meters away

Snow in Holland made the country turn up side down this year. Creating traffic jams almost seven time...

snow in Hoorn

I: haven in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 360 meters away

haven in Hoorn

J: vluchthaven in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 400 meters away

vluchthaven in Hoorn

This panorama was taken in Hoorn

This is an overview of Hoorn

Hoorn,
The first houses in Hoorn where build around the 13th century
and bought his city rights in the 14th century because it was already becoming an important trade city.
The glory period came in the 16th and 17th century when the V.O.C. started one of the six Chambers In Hoorn as a important tradecity in the golden age.
Many of the old rich buildings where made In that period.
After closure of the zuiderzee Hoorn was no longer a seaport and developed itself to a cultural city for the whole West-Friesland.

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