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By air

Nearest Airports to Appingedam are sorted by the distance to the airport from the city centre
 Emden Airport (distanced approximately 25 km)
 Groningen Eelde Airport (Distanced approximately 29 km)
 Borkum Airport (Distanced approximately 33 km)
 Tok Airport (Distanced approximately 34 km)
 Norddeich Airport (Distanced approximately 38 km)

By train

Appingedam has a station on the railway Groningen - Delfzijl . The original railway station in 1884 in the sixties was nominated for the monument , but fell prey to neglect and, after a fire in 1978 demolished. Now here is a simple waiting area.

By road

Major routes are the N33 , the N989 (Appingedam) and N360 (Groningen - Delfzijl).

Key places to visit
Nicolai Church, Reformed Church, Mound, Olinger Colony Mill, Museum Mohlmann


Places to Visit

Nicolai Church

The Nicolaïkerk or Nicholas Church in the Dutch town of Appingedam is a romano Gothic hall church whose oldest part dates from the thirteenth century . The original church was dedicated to Mary was first extended to a cruciform in the fifteenth century further developed into the present church hall. It is among the top 100 of the Dutch UNESCO monuments . The church has a built in 1744 by Albert Antoni Hinsz built organ.The oldest part of the church dates from the early thirteenth century . Possibly an earlier church stood. In 1225, a church hall was built, dedicated to Mary. The growth that the city Appingedam went through probably made ​​sure that the church in the second half of the thirteenth century was developed into a cruciform church with a west tower . The choir was thereby increased, but at the beginning of the fourteenth century already expanded and was given a five-sided conclusion.

Reformed Church

The Reformed Church of Appingedam is a church that was built in 1928 by order of the Reformed Church of Groningen Appingedam . The church was designed by architect Egbert Reitsma .The church is located at the corner of Dijkstraat and Sint_Annastraat. After the old church in 1926 had gone up in flames Reitsma was the architect commissioned to this place to build a new church. It was a church hall into a shape that was at the Amsterdam School style related. A wall of the old church, the east wall, was retained by Reitsma and was included in the plans for the new church. The entrance, with three double doors located on the south side.


Mound is a Frisian word used in the Netherlands, artificial hills are indicated, which were raised in order to flood a dry spot to have. These refuges often changed into residential hills, which sometimes entire villages were built. Mounds were found along the entire Wadden Sea coast of western Europe, in Belgium , northern Netherlands , northern Germany and western Denmark . In Groningen and Friesland mounds lie along 1190, 955 235 in Friesland and Groningen. In the 19th century, this is about 867. Many have gone by after excavation.

Olinger Colony Mill

The Colony Mill or simply Olinger Olinger is a polder near the hamlet Laskwerd , just south of Appingedam in the province of Groningen .The mill was built in 1900 after a pastor in 1821 was burned. The construction of the Eemskanaal the former Olingerpolder into a southern and a northern distribution. The mill's restoration after several years in business held by volunteer millers . Today, the condition so bad that a complete restoration is necessary. It is equipped with sails zelfzwichting . The mill is now owned by the Mill Foundation Fivelingo .

Museum Mohlmann

Mohlmann museum, founded in 1998 to Venhuizen and since 2008 located in Tjamsweer in Appingedam is a private museum for realism and figurative art .The museum is an initiative without public support of the realistic working artist Rob Mohlmann . Together with his wife he wants a recognizable stage for contemporary art .

Right Time to Visit

March - June


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