De Oldehove, Leeuwarden

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  • This very beautiful, old tower is quite leaning, but that also gives it an extra charm. In 1595 the accompanying church collapsed, since then the tower stands alone. When the tower was only ten...  more »
  • The town planners have created a large open square in front of the Old Tower which makes it easy to see how much it leans. One can visit inside and climb to the top. The square is on the edge of...  more »
  • We visited this place with a ticket to reach at the top. View from top is good. There is lift option for one portion of height. Other than that you have to take stairs. Building also has some presentations which is in Dutch about the building. While taking stairs you can feel the tiltedness of the building.
  • The guide here is happy to entertain visitors with facts and anecdotes around this queer building and its history. The visit is a little taxing on the legs but the trip up to the top is well worth it. They also have a creative and funny media show featuring prominent people from the tower's construction.
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