winter in Hoorn
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Panoramic photo by Emile Duijker EXPERT Taken 15:22, 21/12/2009 - Views loading...

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winter in Hoorn

The World > Europe > Netherlands > Hoorn

Tags: winter, snow, hoorn, harbor

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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: old sluice in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 10 meters away

old sluice in Hoorn

B: Harbor of Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 20 meters away

Harbor of Hoorn

C: de scheepsjongens van bontekoe

by Emile Duijker, 50 meters away

De scheepsjongens van bontekoe " The Ship-boys of Bontekoe " are sitting there forever watching over ...

de scheepsjongens van bontekoe

D: Defence tower

by Emile Duijker, 50 meters away

Defence  tower

E: Houtenhoofd in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 60 meters away

Houtenhoofd in Hoorn

F: Harbor in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 80 meters away

Harbor in Hoorn

G: vluchthaven in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 160 meters away

vluchthaven in Hoorn

H: haven in Hoorn

by Emile Duijker, 240 meters away

haven in Hoorn

I: oosterkerk Hoorn

by Freddy Stapersma, 240 meters away

oosterkerk Hoorn

J: court in Hoorn

by discocandyprodctions, 280 meters away

court 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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