" In Enkhuizen you will find various churches and ecclesiastical communities. A number of them are inconspicuous at first sight, but also that immediately attract attention, such as the Zuiderkerk with its striking, striking Zuidertoren. "
The 15th century St. Pancras or Zuiderkerk is a unique, monumental building in Enkhuizen and stands out for its striking Zuidertoren. The oldest ceiling paintings on wood in the Netherlands, the monumental organ from the 16th century, the tombstones and murals are certainly worth a visit.Zuiderkerk
The Wieringer Chapel was the first building in the outdoor museum. The chapel has since been joined by dozens of other authentic buildings and now forms the heart of the outdoor museum. The chapel is now a romantic venue for wedding ceremonies.De Wieringer Kapel
The construction of the Wester or Sint Gomarus Church - nowadays featured in the Top 100 of the Dutch UNESCO monuments - started around 1427 and would take almost a hundred years. The pride of 'de Wester' is the famous choir screen from 1542 with the exceptionally beautiful woodwork.Westerkerk
In addition to the church services, activities such as concerts, lectures and exhibitions are regularly organized, especially in the South and Westerkerk. In the summer months there are summer evening concerts and organ performances to listen to in the Zuiderkerk. Choirs also perform regularly, for example during the Koopkorenfestival.Events
A 17th century carillon of the Hemony brothers hangs in both the Zuidertoren and the Drommedaris. Enkhuizen is, besides Amsterdam and Utrecht, the only city in the world with more than one Hemony carillon. In the summer months, special carillon concerts take place, which you can listen to in the listening garden at the Zuiderkerk.Hemony carillons
Enkhuizen is a city with a rich history. Within the old rampart you will find no fewer than 366 monuments, each with a unique and fascinating story. Take a closer look at Enkhuizen and taste the impressive history of a Golden Age city with allure on every street corner.History of Enkhuizen