Fortifications route


From April till October:

The ancient fortified city is the central issue of this route. Starting from the attractive and quaint Uilenburg-quarter the boat takes you partially underneath the city towards the Singelgracht.

After going alongside the fortification wall the boat will moor at the Bastion Oranje for a visit to the Bastionder. In this underground museum you will watch a short film about the history of the city. Apart from the medieval cannon “De Boze Griet” (the Angry Bitch) you will also see an excavated roundel, a tower fortress. You will continue your trip through the dark and narrow Hellegat (Hell’s Hole), a long and very dark enclosed waterway.

This route is not suitable for people suffering from claustrophobia or difficulty with walking.

Duration ± 75 minutes.
Rate € 8,50 per person.
€ 4,25 for 4 to 12 year-olds
Free admission for children under the age of 4.
Dates / times From April till October:
Tuesday till Sunday at 10.45, 12.30, 14.15 and 16.00 hrs.
Monday at 14.15 and 16.00 hrs.
Ticketsale "Kring" information desk Parade 12 and Sint Janssingel 25.
Booking Booking fee € 0,50 p.p. with a maximum of € 10,00.
Internet: until 1 hour prior to the activity.
Telephone: until 1 day prior to the activity:
via 0900 - 20 20 178 (€ 0,90 per call). On weekdays from 10.00 - 12.00 hrs. and from 13.00 - 16.00 hrs.
Departure Molenstraat 15a: The meeting point is on the left of the glass entrance door by the red sign. From here the skipper-guide takes you to the Koninginnesteiger (the Queen's pier), about a hundred meters further on. No stair lift available.
Details This tour is only in Dutch. Banned for dogs. Max. 12 persons per boat.
Details For groupinformation please contact reservations: 0900 - 20 20 178 (€ 0,90 per call). On weekdays from 10.00 - 12.00 hrs. and from 13.00 - 16.00 hrs. or +31(0)73 - 613 50 98.

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