Deventer, tourist information

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Coat of arms of Deventer
Coat of arms of Deventer

Number of inhabitants: 81.328
Number of national monuments: 544

Summary of Deventer


The Walstraat in Deventer
The Walstraat in Deventer

Deventer is a very cozy old Hanseatic city, Deventer is located on the river IJssel in the province of Overijssel. The cozy atmosphere is mainly because Deventer is one of the five oldest cities in the Netherlands, and usually a historic atmosphere of a city gives a lot of fun.

A city trip to Deventer is for everyone, Deventer has a lot to offer. You can go shopping, see beautiful monuments and go to museums and you name it


Interesting history of Deventer



The Arsenal in Deventer

For cultural heritage you can go to beautiful Deventer! Deventer is one of the five oldest cities in the Netherlands and you can still see it

During the Second World War, Deventer suffered a lot from bomb attacks, partly because the Germans destroyed the connections across the IJssel. The historic city center has also suffered, but fortunately remains very atmospheric and historic.

 

 

 


Deventer Landmarks


The Lebuinus Church in Deventer
The Lebuinus Church in Deventer

De Brink stands with, among other things, the beautiful weigh house. Two other beautiful monuments are the Lebuïnuskerk and the Bergkerk, especially if you walk through the (small) streets in the vicinity of the Bergkerk, you really get a medieval feeling.


Shopping in Deventer


The Korte Bisschopstraat in Deventer
The Korte Bisschopstraat in Deventer

If you want to shop, it is also best to travel to Deventer, in addition to the many small specialty stores, there are also many large chains in the center of Deventer. The historic city center makes shopping a great experience.

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Activities in Deventer


The Theater in Deventer
The Theater in Deventer

You will always enjoy yourself in Deventer with all kinds of activities. A visit to a museum, a cinema visit, a theater visit or sailing on the IJssel, it's all possible in Deventer.

MUSEUMS DEVENTERATTRACTIONS DEVENTER
  • Etty Hillesum Center, museum about Etty. Click here for the site.
  • Geert Groote Huis, Museum about Geert Groote. Click here for the site.
  • Hanseatic Museum & De Leeuw Gift Box, museum with all kinds of historical products from the trading period. Click here for the site.
  • Historical Museum Deventer, historical Deventer. Click here for the site.
  • art labart museum. Click here for the site.
  • Toy Museum Deventer. Click here for the website
  • Sailing on the IJssel, click here for the website of shipping company Celjo.
  • Hellendoorn Adventure Park (+/- 30KM), click here for the website:
CINEMAS DEVENTERTHEATERS DEVENTER
  • Vue Deventer, regular program, click here for the site.
  • mimik, special program. Click here for the website
  • Deventer Theater, click here for the site.
  • Mimik Theater, click here for the site.
  • Theater ship Drost van Salland, click here for the site.

Nature & Parks in Deventer


The IJsterborgherpark in Deventer
The IJsterborgherpark in Deventer

There are several parks in Deventer, adjacent to the center is partly still the star shape, the Rijsterborgherpark. On the other side of the IJssel you will find the park “Worp” and to the north of the city the new park. In addition to a number of other parks in the city, you can still visit the Veluwe or the Sallandse Heuvelrug after a journey of about 20KM.


Steps in Deventer


The Brink in Deventer
The Brink in Deventer


You can have a nice walk in Deventer, there are many cafes, bars and terraces in Deventer, there is also a disco.


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