Hoorn

Once an active port city, this town offers numerous water activities and several museums, as well as interesting historic sites.

Hoorn is a municipality and a town in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland. It is located on the IJsselmeer, 35 kilometres north of Amsterdam, and acquired city rights in 1357. Cape Horn, the most southerly point of the Americas, was named after the town by Willem Schouten, who founded it in 1616. The Hoorn Islands of the Oceanian nation of Wallis and Futuna are also named after this city. Hoorn is home to several museums, and also offers numerous water activities. It is still an active trading center.
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