Devil's House (Duivelshuis), Arnhem

Devil's House (Duivelshuis), Arnhem (must see)

This house was owned by Duke Charles of Gelre in 1518. After his death, in 1539, the house was sold to Maarten van Rossum. The house was rebuilt in 1543 and had as its official name "House of Maarten van Rossum." The municipality of Arnhem bought the house in 1828. Two years later the town hall was being renovated into use. The Devil's House owes its name to the satyrs in its ornametation. Some regional folktales feature the Devil's House.

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Devil's House (Duivelshuis) on Map

Sight Name: Devil's House (Duivelshuis)
Sight Location: Arnhem, Netherlands (See walking tours in Arnhem)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
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Walking Tours in Arnhem, Netherlands

Create Your Own Walk in Arnhem

Create Your Own Walk in Arnhem

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Architectural Jewels, part II

Architectural Jewels, part II

The city of Arnhem dates back to 893 A.D. and is home to countless historic buildings and many famous churches that have endured through the ages. The exterior and interior designs of the buildings are quite varied and cover a range of styles and periods. Take this walking tour and learn more about the main historic edifices of Arnhem.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.9 Km or 1.8 Miles
Arnhem Downtown Walking Tour

Arnhem Downtown Walking Tour

Situated on the banks of the Nederrijn and Sint-Jansbeek rivers in the eastern Netherlands, the city of Arnhem – capital of the Gelderland province – is a home to a number of notable sights. Among them the Grote Kerk (St. Eusebius church), the Sabre Gate (Sabelspoort), and the Devil's House (Duivelshuis) to mention by a few. For a more detailed overview of Arnhem's main attractions,...  view more

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Architectural Jewels, part I

Architectural Jewels, part I

The city of Arnhem dates back to 893 A.D. and is home to countless historic buildings and many famous churches that have endured through the ages. The exterior and interior designs of the buildings are quite varied and cover a range of styles and periods. Take this walking tour and learn more about the main historic edifices of Arnhem.

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.6 Km or 2.2 Miles