Where is Deventer Located?
Deventer is located in the Netherlands (Holland) (Gemeente Deventer, Overijssel) in the time zone Europe/Amsterdam. Places of interest near Twello, Woudhuis and Zutphen. Deventer is a Hanseatic city with an interesting history situated on the river IJssel. And this is really everywhere in the city to see! Charming monuments, beautiful squares, interesting museums, but also cozy shopping streets as well as many cafes and Restaurants.
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For those who want to taste the atmosphere of this old Hanseatic city, Deventer should explore on foot. Stroll along the numerous monuments, squares, churches and museums: there is so much to discover! You don’t see on the way only the oldest stone house in Holland, you will find in Deventer, the oldest scientific library in the country, the athaneum library and the oldest Park, the Worpplantsoen.
Also worth seeing in Deventer are the town hall and the beautiful, gothic Lebuïnuskerk. Both of them can be found on the Grote Kerkhof (großer Kirchhof). And if you love museums, both Museum de Waag and the Speelgoedmuseum (Toy Museum) are recommended. For nature lovers, a walk along the river IJssel is recommended.
If you want to go shopping after all the cultural and historical highlights, Deventer offers you all the possibilities, for every taste and for every Budget. The best shopping streets are: long Bisschopstraat, Korte Bisschopstraat, Smedenstraat and Engestraat.Events in Deventer
In July, the centre of Deventer at the Open-Air Theatre Festival ‘Deventer Op Stelten’ turns into a single large theatre for a whole weekend. Visit one of the over 150 national and international highlights in the historic city centre. On the first Sunday of August, the largest book market in Europe, the Deventer Boekenmarkt, will take place in Deventer. Over 6 kilometres there are about 900 stalls with books, magazines and maps. The Charles Dickens Festival in the Christmas season is definitely worth a visit. The city centre with its festive Christmas lights is also particularly suitable for Christmas Shopping.