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Standbeeld Michiel Adriaanszoon de Ruyter uit 1841

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Must visit for Vlissingen!

This is something that you should visit and see when coming to Vlissingen. Located at a very... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Mart-JanvdMaas
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Kep, Cambodia
Dutch famous son

Part of Muzeeum, the nautical historic museum, are the defend works in the fortress beneath this... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2018
reinpnonnekes
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Amerongen, The Netherlands
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

This is something that you should visit and see when coming to Vlissingen. Located at a very special place in the city overlooking the sea. Great!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Mart-JanvdMaas
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Part of Muzeeum, the nautical historic museum, are the defend works in the fortress beneath this statue from centuries before Napoleon occupied it. And Michiel de Ruiter is the greatest sailor and admiral, the Netherlands ever knew.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank reinpnonnekes
Reviewed May 4, 2018

A beautiful area to sit and view the city and the boats, a must see when you are in Vlissingen. The Boulevard is a must see !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 527raffiec
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The name plaquette on this statue is in Dutch and in Italian! De Ruyter is the most famous Dutch captain and sailor. This statue in his place of birth Vlissingen was moved from a square in the city to this prominent place on the harbour...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Rien W
Reviewed August 9, 2017

Michiel de Ruyter started his carier as rope bearer and claimed up to admiral of the Dutch fleed. He fought succesfuly many seabeatles on behave of the dutch gouvernement. His statue stands high looking over the river Schelde. In the local maratime museum nearby attributes...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank raymondv354
Reviewed July 17, 2017

Michiel de Ruyter was born in Vlissingen, he was an admiral and the most famous sea hero in the dutch history. The location of the monument is at the exact place, at the end of the boulevard. The great man was there facing the sea.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed December 29, 2016 via mobile

After watching the movie yesterday from Michiel de Ruyter, today a salute to this hero! Full of bird poep though.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank SuusRijborz
Reviewed November 4, 2016

great statue of Michiel de Ruyter watching over the North sea and a nice area to look over the belaamy park in vlissingen or looking over the westerschelde to Breskens

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank JPvanDierendonck
Reviewed September 9, 2016

The view over the Westerschelde and old harbour is worthwile.Michiel de Ruyter is a famous 17th century dutch admiral who was born in Vlissingen.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank AvanPernis
Reviewed September 8, 2016

Great place for walking and enjoying a stroll along the seafront. Worth reading up on the history to make it all that more fascinating.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank mswiseguy
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