Sights near franeker
Sights near Franeker/Frjentsjer is inextricably linked to the elfstedentocht. Not only the famous skating trip goes through the city, but thousands of participants in e.g. cycling, hiking, engines-, canoe-elfstedentocht pass the stamping station in the city.
The city is also known worldwide from the Royal Eise Eisinga Planetarium. The model of our planetary system is two hundred years ago created by Eise Eisinga. Queen Beatrix and her family was on april 30, 2008 even by Eise Eisinga by our city. The town has many historic buildings, such as the Town Hall, the Korendragershuisje and the Martini Church (ca. 1421). Also the old Frisian stinzen of the nobility (0. a. Cammingahuis Martenahuis 1498, 14th century) and the stronghold with its guardhouses, the imposing professors homes and buildings, the Academy café de Bogt Fen Guné (oldest students café of the province of Friesland), the Museum Martena and many more are worth a visit.