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Enkhuizen – Historic harbor town on the IJsselmeer

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On our second day on our river cruise with VIVA Cruises on the Rhine, we headed for the small town of Enkhuizen, a charming harbor town directly on the IJsselmeer with many old warehouses and historic merchants’ houses. Things to know about Enkhuizen On the site of today’s Enkhuizen there was already a small settlement in the year 1000. The town charter was not granted until many decades later in 1355. Over the centuries, Enkhuizen developed into an important place …

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