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Just drove through Sneek, while driving from Harlingen to Giethorn. We didn’t stay long, but got... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2018
Duluth, Georgia
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It is a monumental building on the water in Sneek, even it is the Icon of Sneek. The port self is... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Just drove through Sneek, while driving from Harlingen to Giethorn. We didn’t stay long, but got some good pictures of the Rijksmonument.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LouisVal
Reviewed 28 August 2018

It is a monumental building on the water in Sneek, even it is the Icon of Sneek. The port self is well maintaned. You can walk through this building and that is it!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Remarkable building. There were use to be 4 waterports before but nowadays only one of them survive. You should see it if you are in Sneek.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank mahoni510
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Stopped in Sneek for a dinner and was pleasantly surprised. What a cute little place. As far as I read, this is one of the best well preserved watchtowers in the region.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Ana_L_23
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

Our family of 6 went shopping at the Aldi (maybe 5 min walking to the water gate), and were amazed to see this beautiful structure! It snuck up on us ;). Worth a visit! Also had Wheelchair & Baby carriage Accessibility. Enjoy!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank MyInterestingTrip
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

One of the better kept historic towers in the province of Friesland. They were important when Sneek's people, food and goods traveled a lot over waterways.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 3 March 2018

Situated at the rim of the historic city center of Sneek, one of the famous 11 Friesian Cities, this true Watergate, originating in the early 17th century, is one of the very few watergates remaining in the world. It is the most iconic building of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Leo v
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

We have come to Sneek 3 times and this time in Nov. we were able to enjoy the holiday entrance of Sinte Klaas To the city of Sneek through the Waterpoort. How much fun was this, all the kids and parents flock to the port...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wendell01
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

You can't miss this when visiting Sneek! It's small but beautiful, especially on a sunny day :) Would have been nice to be able to read some info about it (but that's not there).

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank andreavL2299YL
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Stunning to see when travelling with a boat. A must do when travelling to Friesland, charming town to spend the day

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank HeidiPap
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