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Culture of Almere-Stad. Places to visit - old town, temples, theaters, museums and palaces

Almere is a young and beautiful city, which was founded on the lands literally reclaimed from the sea. A hundred years ago, the shallow Zuiderzee Bay that covered its area was drained due to a serious threat of floods. The construction of the first buildings of the modern city began in 1976, eight years later Almere has been transformed into an independent municipality, and today it is one of the most promising and rapidly developing cities in the country.
For many travelers, local cuisine is associated primarily with crispy toasts and tender cheese, as well as a variety of hot sandwiches and meat dishes. All the meals that visitors are … Open
Given the fact that the city was founded only recently, Almere has neither important historical sights nor other monuments of antiquity. The main feature of Almere is its beautiful modern buildings, which can rightfully be considered true examples of modern architecture. Many buildings are executed in a unique futuristic style, being distinguished by unusual architectural shapes and original coloring. Many streets shine with all the colors of the rainbow, but such architecture is rather typical for a newer part of the city. The oldest buildings can be found near the canals and in the port area.
In addition to interesting buildings, here you can find several attractive restaurants, the menu of which is widely appreciated by seafood lovers. Holidaymakers should definitely take a stroll in the city center accommodating many restaurants and shops. Near the center of Almere is a beach, which is perfect for a relaxing holiday away from the bustle of big cities. In addition, there are several beautiful parks in the city, which are ideally suited for walking and cycling. Each park has its own picnic area and a special children's playground, so there are always a lot of tourists. Fans of painting have a chance to visit Museum De Paviljoens housing collections of artworks by many contemporary artists. Copyright
In the section below, you can get one of our excursion tickets or city discovery tours over Almere-Stad and surroundings. Our website offers 10-30% lower ticket prices, when compared to the offline purchase on the spot.

City tours, excursions and tickets in Almere-Stad and surroundings

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Map of all palaces
Public palaces near Almere-Stad
♥   Palace 'Royal Palace of Amsterdam' , 17.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Soestdijk Palace' , 21.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Palace 'Kasteel Drakestein' , 21.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Art galleries in Almere-Stad and around
♥   Art museum 'Hermitage Amsterdam' Amsterdam, 16.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Rijksmuseum Amsterdam' Amsterdam, 18 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Van Gogh Museum' Amsterdam, 18.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Stedelijk Museum' Amsterdam, 18.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Art museum 'Cobra Museum' Amstelveen, 21 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Cathedrals and basilicas near Almere-Stad
♥   Kathedrale Sint Maarten, Utrecht, 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sint Catharinakathedraal, Utrecht, 31.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Sint-Josephkerk, Haarlem, 33.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Grote of Sint-Bavokerk, Haarlem, 34.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Basiliek van Sint-Bavo, Haarlem, 35.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Kerk van de HH Laurentius en Elisabeth, Rotterdam, 69 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Kathedrale Basiliek van St. Jan de Evangelist, ’s-Hertogenbosch, 76.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Unique spots in Almere-Stad and near

Castle Muiderslot

From the series “Impressive castles and palaces located on water”
Its name is one of the most interesting stages of the history of the castle. Peter Hoft was interested in the literature and therefore made the majestic castle a literary salon. Outstanding writers and poets, including Jacobs Kats and Bredero have visited the castle. Among the other well-known guests is the world-famous painter Maria Tesselschade Visscher. At this period, the magnificent gardens on the castle's dungeon, which inspired many writers. … Read further


From the series “The most unusual and strange bridges on Earth”
The bridge connecting Borneo Island with the Sporenburg Peninsula was opened in 2001. The bridge is located in the center of Amsterdam, next to the striking historical monuments. The workers of the architectural office West 8 decided a few years ago to refresh the center of the city and built this strange high-tech bridge, which reminds of the huge winding python. … Read further
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