Bossuhuizen (The Bossu Houses)

On the façades of these houses, friezes in relief illustrate the naval battle of 1573 in which Admiral Maximilien de Hénin-Liétard, Count of Bossu, was defeated. The façade on the left is typical of the old shops of Hoorn, which were once dotted all around the port.

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Address : 

1621 Hoorn

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Oude Doelenkade
Oude Doelenkade
On the quayside in the picturesque inner
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Grote Oost
Grote Oost
The houses in this street which are
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Oosterkerk (East Church)
Oosterkerk (East Church)
Founded in 1453, the Oosterkerk has an
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Bierkade
Bierkade
It was on this quay that boats from
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Veermanskade
Veermanskade
This quay is lined with a fine
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Kerkplein
Kerkplein
At No. 39, note opposite the disused
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Oude Doelenkade
Oude Doelenkade
On the quayside in the picturesque inner
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Grote Oost
Grote Oost
The houses in this street which are
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Oosterkerk (East Church)
Oosterkerk (East Church)
Founded in 1453, the Oosterkerk has an
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