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©: Jan Dijkstra

In previous years Surhuisterveen was a marsh village part of Surhuizum. Nowadays, the renewed, independent and modern city shows many facilities for leisure amusement. It is still possible to get an insight of what it is based on. Handcrafters and marsh worker developed the village during its first years. This is the perfect place to taste the Friesian spirit.

Explore Surhuisterveen

As a visitor you have many opportunities to get through and around the city. It is a pleasure to take a bike to go through the wide green rural environment. The area enables everyone to go wherever you want to easily by visiting a reasonable cheap, domestic bike rental shop.

Many smaller, unique sites and monuments with their personal history behind the building represent the beautiful, old marsh village. Here, for example, churches are founded which are older than 200 years but still in really good conditions. Have you ever seen the Tuorke? The clock tower is well-known by all its inhabitants and they are proud of it. It is built up in the middle of the city center where it is accessible for everyone who passes by.

Another interesting spot is the museum of art and scene which present typical Dutch puppets. Everyone who has a favor for it has or has never seen such art should stop by.

Visitors are welcome by the 6000 open-minded locals to visit their village. It is enjoyable to walk around, have small chat with one of the locals or even take a seat in a bar or restaurant.

All in all, it is totally worth to come experiencing this harmonic place in the middle of Friesland to get an advantage of the unique attractions.


Uitgeverij: NoordBoek - Auteur: Peter Karstkarel

© Foto voorblad: Jan Dijkstra

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De Nieuwe Encyclopedie van Fryslân is een onmisbare aanvulling in de boekenkast voor iedereen die gek is van Fryslân en meer wil weten van deze provincie. Op 15 september 2016 verscheen de vierdelige encyclopedie die rond de 3000 pagina’s telt, 11.000 trefwoorden bevat en ruim 8 kilo weegt. De encyclopedie staat bomvol actuele kennis over Fryslân en is een echte pageturner geworden.

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