Culemborg

Culemborg, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Culemborg
Coat of arms of Culemborg

Number of inhabitants: 29.129
Number of national monuments: 142

Summary of Culemborg

The Lanxmeerpoort in Culemborg
The Lanxmeerpoort in Culemborg

Culemborg is a nice, cozy fortified town. The city is located in the province of Gelderland, Culemborg is a city where you have everything. The town is located on the river Lek and the town is definitely worth a visit.

Interesting history of Culemborg

The old fish market in Culemborg
The old fish market in Culemborg

In terms of cultural heritage, Culemborg is a very nice city, there is a lot of history to see. Originally Culemborg was a trading village and not a city, the city rights came in the year 1318. This was because a settlement took place in Culemborg. The city wall was built in the 14th century and can still partly be seen.

Culemborg Landmarks

The city wall of Culemborg
The city wall of Culemborg

In a city like Culemborg you have nice sights, including Fort Honswijk and Fort Everdingen. In addition, there are more places of interest in Culemborg such as the Elisabeth Orphanage, the City Hall of Culemborg followed by the Langxmeerpoort, these buildings are certainly beautiful to see. Also go and see the Saint Barbara Church, there are also many more sights to admire in the historic city center.

Shopping in Culemborg

The market in Culemborg
The market in Culemborg

For the large stores you should move to, for example Utrecht, but for the standard shops you can go to Culemborg. Most shops are located at the market and the pig market.


culemborg:

shopping evening: Friday

Things to do in Culemborg

Theater De Fransche School in Culemborg
Theater De Fransche School in Culemborg

In Culemborg there are enough activities for young and old, for example visit the many forts, for more about these forts view attractions below.


MUSEUMS CULEMBORGATTRACTIONS CULEMBORG
  • Gispen museum. Exhibitions of unique office furniture. Click right here for the site.
  • Museum Elvis Presley. Click right here for the site.
  •  Jan Van Riebeeck House the museum shows various utensils from the Golden Age. Among other things, the museum tells about Jan Van Riebeeck. Click right here for the site.
  •  Elisabeth orphanage museum. Click right here for the site.
  •  Painters Museum Culemborg. Click right here for the site.
  • Fort Asperen. This fortress is located between Gorinchem and Culemborg. Click right here for the site.
  • GeoFort. This fortress is located next to Gorinchem. Click right here for the site.
  • Castle garden Culemborg. Click right here for the site.
  •  Fort Everdingen. This fort is located between Everdingen & Culemborg. Click right here for the site.
  •  Fort Honswijk . This fort is located above Everdingen on the other side of the Lek. Click right here for the site.
CINEMAS CULEMBORGTHEATERS CULEMBORG

Unfortunately there is no cinema in Culemborg

If you want to pack a movie, we recommend the cinemas Utrecht .

  • Theater The French School. Click right here for the website
  • Theater At The Battle. Click right here for the website

Nature & Parks in Culemborg

The Triosingel in Culemborg
The Triosingel in Culemborg

If you love nature, Culemborg is also the right place for you. You can go for a walk in various parks in the city, a number of examples include De Zump, De Kasteeltuin or the city park, this park is called The Plantation.

Steps in Culemborg

Windmill de Hoop in Culemborg
Windmill de Hoop in Culemborg


If you want to go out, you are not in the right place in Culemborg, you better go out in the student city Utrecht.

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