Middelburg

This city is an attractive destination, riddled with canals, dotted with historic sites and museums, and boasting a pleasant ambiance.

About a third of the old city centre was bombed in the early phases of World War II by the German Luftwaffe. After the War, as much of the destroyed part of the old town center was rebuilt and restored along pre-War lines as possible. Modern Middelburg has preserved and regained much of its historic and picturesque character. There are lavish 17th and 18th century merchant houses and storehouses standing along canals, of a similar style as found in cities like Amsterdam. The old city moats are still there, as are two of the city gates. The medieval abbey is still in use today, as a museum and as the seat of the provincial government.
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