City walk Medemblik
You start the walking route at the station of Medemblik, also the terminus of the steam train Hoorn-Medemblik (1). You then walk past the widows' cottages, widows lived here whose husbands did not return from the sea. The orphanage gate is part of a former orphanage, . The first church you will come across is the Bonifacius Church, built in 1404 and rebuilt in 1555 after two fires. It is a late Gothic hall church with two naves.
You then walk past the RK Martinus Church, from 1903 and then you arrive at the Meelmolen, a rebuilt 17th century oil mill. You continue your route to the Westerhaven, where the wall along the harbor used to protect against the Zuiderzee. After this you will arrive at Radboud Castle, a 13th century fortress built by Count Floris V. This castle, used as a barracks, served as an army base against rebellious West Frisians. You then walk along the Pekelharinghaven, from where the VOC conducted its trade. On Vooreiland nr 2 there is a white house, built by a cheese merchant in 1862 who wanted to become mayor of the city. You will then pass the Synagogue. Early in the 18th century, the first Jews settled in Medemblik. This Synagogue dates from 1808. At the Kaasmarkt you will see the Kaaswaag, . This weighing house, dating from 1692, replaced the old weighing house opposite the Bonifacius church from the 14th century. In the shopping street De Nieuwstraat you will find many old buildings such as number 58, number 26 from 1613. You will now reach the end of the walking route at the Station.