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MaaDoe wrote a review Aug 2019
Vinkeveen, The Netherlands254 contributions36 helpful votes
must go there cause its one of the highlights of sideseeing in appingedam. its funny to see, its fun to read why its like that. from the bridge its a nice photospot.
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Date of experience: August 2019
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Vaishali Limaye wrote a review Oct 2018
Pune, India134 contributions65 helpful votes
We were visiting my friends parents who stay in Appingedam. I am not sure if i would have visited it otherwise. We were pleasantly surprised to see this small town / Village which still has managed to retain the dutch flavor. I loved everything about this town the roads the small bridges, beautiful houses along the streams and the hanging kitchen ! I liked the hanging kitchen because i liked the town. I could not see anything special besides that they are hanging over the water body and there only three left. But I would love to visit Appingedam again just to experience the calmness and the serenity of the surroundings.
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Date of experience: June 2018
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Lavarcham wrote a review Apr 2018
London, United Kingdom3,492 contributions654 helpful votes
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I had read about this unusual town feature so we included this town in our exploration of the area from our base in Groningen. We found the kitchens as we walked around the pretty streets festooned with flowers. We were also lucky to notice the official in charge of raising the the small bridge canal racing along to raise the bridge to let craft pass through. Probably not a single destination but it enhanced our day as we toured the area.
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Date of experience: August 2017
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Fred de Soet wrote a review Jul 2017
Soest, The Netherlands777 contributions39 helpful votes
Besides seen from the small bridge by walking you will also have a nice view when taking a 1 hour boat excursion (4 Euro).
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Date of experience: July 2017
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RHAHJ wrote a review Mar 2016
Nijmegen, The Netherlands1,953 contributions241 helpful votes
These hanging kitchens are unique for the Netherlands, and the whole setting is nicely picturesque, with small bridges crossing the Damsterdiep, and 17th century houses along the water. Only three remain. Best to plan for some more activities in the surroundings, such as a visit to the city museum and church, or to neighbouring places such as Delfzijl (with an aquarium/museum) or Groningen. The calcium oven west of the center of Appingedam also deserves a look, although I don't think it can be visited.
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Date of experience: March 2016
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