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life in a small Town in Central Netherlands
Saturday, September 13, 2008
Open Monument Day
Every year in september the Open Monument day is organized in Europe (European Heiritage Days). The aim is to open up monuments for the public, the average amount of visitors is 1 miljon and one of the biggest cultural events in the Netherlands. Woerden opened several of it's monuments (which are open anyway usually). An exeption is the possibility to climb the church tower of the St. Peter in the centre of town.
City in the west of the Dutch province Utrecht, founded by the Romans in 40 AD as a castellum at the Northern Fronteer of the Roman Empire. Received city rights in 1372, forensic city for North and South Holland's bigger cities, 33.650 inhabitants.
Woerden Community contains the towns and villages: Harmelen, Kamerik and Zegveld.