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Sassenstraat 53, 8011 PB Zwolle, The Netherlands
+31 38 337 4501
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Neat looking

We tried to go into Sassenport for a tour but it has very restrictive opening times. Only open two... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2017
Sarah K
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Landmark building, must see, but can't pay with card

This building is beautiful, a true landmark, with a type of architecture that is hardly preserved... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2017
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Sassenstraat 53, 8011 PB Zwolle, The Netherlands
+31 38 337 4501
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Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

We tried to go into Sassenport for a tour but it has very restrictive opening times. Only open two days a week. Then you cannot park around it if you have a north american credit card - the machines won't accept it. Nice to look...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 2 September 2017

This building is beautiful, a true landmark, with a type of architecture that is hardly preserved elsewhere in the Netherlands. I came here around 16.00 on a Saturday afternoon, would have loved to visit but they didn't allow cards (I'm Dutch and not even Dutch...More

Thank penelopeia
Reviewed 23 August 2017

a very passionated guide lead us through the tower. great stories and explainings. much hystory can be found.

Thank Marcel D
Reviewed 20 August 2017

The 'Sassenpoort' was part of the defense system of the city of Zwolle. The towering spires on top are pointy and the middle one has the clock face in it. Worth your view!

Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

An unmistakable sight when coming to the city center! Beautiful city door, the sight is definitely worth it! Especially from across the canal, it can gives some magnificent picture. The visit itself is less impressive but still quite interesting (and dirt cheap)! Don't expect much...More

Thank thetomatoplant
Reviewed 9 August 2017

Very, very little is changed inside. High ceilings, old windowsills, a circular staircase, old stained glass windows. To me it's very precious and sturdy at the same time. It brings you back in ages past. It is the only gate that's is left of the...More

Thank Wietse S
Reviewed 11 July 2017

In Zwolle, the old architecture of cities is very visible, so if you're here to see that, definitely check out this and other gates, and the canals around the inner city for the full experience of the old city structure. You can easily walk along...More

Thank Tara K
Reviewed 26 April 2017

We were by the Sassenpoort earlier in the week, but it wasn't open. Just the building alone from the outside is incredible. It is one of the old city gates from the medieval ages. Inside, you walk up a circular stair way to the first...More

Thank Iguana Hunter
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Sassenpoort, situated at the corner of Sassenstraat and Wilhelminasingel, is one of the remaining defense wall. It is possible to go inside but you have to know first the schedule. Really nice history :) Aside from this, Zwolle has a beautiful medieval centre, with lots...More

Thank Khinvdijk
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

This really nice city gate and very tall. I saw it only from the outside. It is a must see when visiting Zwolle and is in the central area. I don't know if it is possible to visit inside but I didn't see anyone going...More

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Nina B
23 February 2015|
Response from Andy P | Reviewed this property |
Driving in and around Zwolle can be a challange. Many pedestrian areas and one way roads. There is plenty of parking but most of it is payed. I can't remember there being a parking garage. There is not a lot really near the... More