Sabre Gate (Sabelspoort), Arnhem

Sabre Gate (Sabelspoort), Arnhem (must see)

Sabre Gate (also known as Eusebius Gate) is a gate in Arnhem. The gate was first mentioned in 1357 and that is considered to be the period when it was built. The main function of this gate was initially to defend the city. Later it was also used to guard the prisoners and the insane people. Before the Second World War, the gate was surrounded by houses, but during the war years these houses were so badly damaged that after the liberation they were demolished. The tower itself was damaged but restored. The gate was restored 2 times, once in 1642 and then in 1952. After the restoration the second gate part of the Province House became the province of Gelderland.

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Sabre Gate (Sabelspoort) on Map

Sight Name: Sabre Gate (Sabelspoort)
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

Creating your own self-guided walk in Arnhem is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
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
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