Defence Line of Amsterdam

Defence Line of Amsterdam

Defence Line of Amsterdam

Uitgeest

135 km ring of fortifications around Amsterdam

Uitgeest - Centuries ago, during the Eighty Years' War between Holland and Spain, the Dutch resistance began to flood entire areas. This way they could easily defend themselves against the enemy. The flooded areas were too deep to walk, but too shallow to pass. The same idea has been used in the 135 km ring of fortifications around Amsterdam.

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    Adress and visitor information

    Defence Line of Amsterdam

    Address: Busch en Dam 13
    Postal code and City: 1911  Uitgeest
    Province/Region: Noord-Holland
    Web: fortaandenham.nl

    Visit: An average visits takes approx. 2 hours.
    Please check opening times & admission charges before visiting.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.


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