Visit the Siepelstad (Ootmarsum)

A beautiful city to visit in the east of The Netherlands is Oostmarsum.

Tourist cycling in the old town of Ootmarsum, The Netherlands

Ootmarsum is also called siepelstad. The siepel (onion) is the Low Saxon and West-Frisian word for onion. The frisian language also uses this word, as sipel.

Saint simon’s and Jude’s church in Ootmarsum, The Netherlands

Due to its convenient location business flourished in Ootmarsum during the Middle Ages, therefore Ootmarsum has a very beautiful old city core. It feels like going back in time when you are walking through the streets of this city.

The old town of Ootmarsum, The Netherlands


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