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Abbey Tower of Long John (Abdijtoren de Lange Jan)

Onder de Toren 1, 4330 Middelburg, The Netherlands
+31 118 675 450
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Tallest site in town

Great way finder since you can see this from anywhere in town. Beautiful tower with great views... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Les L
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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Lots of steps but worth it! Stunning view

Lots of steps but worth it! Stunning view... upstairs will be a round bench one might need after... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
mamkdo
,
Dortmund, Germany
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Onder de Toren 1, 4330 Middelburg, The Netherlands
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+31 118 675 450
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great way finder since you can see this from anywhere in town. Beautiful tower with great views though they aren't reliable opening for admission on time.

Thank Les L
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of steps but worth it! Stunning view... upstairs will be a round bench one might need after "climbing" upstairs. Don't wear loose shoes as steps may vary a lot due to the buildings age. It's also helpful to not meet somebody on those stairs...More

Thank mamkdo
Reviewed May 15, 2017

This beautiful Abbey Tower of Long John is situated right on the centre of Middelburg and is a great place from where to view the town. It is easy to spot from anywhere in the town.

Thank Kevin F
Reviewed May 7, 2017 via mobile

Both in the climb of the 207 steps and the panoramic view. With no stopping places this climb can't really be taken in phases

Thank E8887TZmartinp
Reviewed May 1, 2017

great location for this tower abdij toren.city of Middelburg is great to visit and also the old buildings and lovly small shopping streets

Thank Jean-Paul D
Reviewed December 21, 2016

Just looking at This church tower is amazing but climbing the tower with all his small steps and toen at the top what a vieuw

Thank passion4travel928
Reviewed October 13, 2016

A steep climb with many stairs, but not all the way to the top. We ended up almost on the top, as the last section of stairs was not available (and never is, I would think). There was little exposition, but the most impressive thing...More

Thank Tomopm
Reviewed May 22, 2016 via mobile

Walking through Middelburg to show my son where I grew up we came across the Lange Jan and decided to go up for a quick view. The 5 Euros were well worth it. The climb up is a bit strenuous so make sure all in...More

1  Thank Dutchmanohio
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

The view was really nice from the enclosed observation room after 207 stairs (winding and steep). However you only get to about 2/3 of the tower height, I had expected that you good go at least to one of the top outer balconies, that was...More

Thank DutchTX
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

Middelburg has some beautiful old buildings and the Abdij Lange Jan is no exception! The traditional architecture with attention to detail and the same coloured motifs as other buildings in the region is fabulous. The attached church is a bizarre but quite beautiful combination of...More

Thank Cat S
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