The Waterpoort

The Waterpoort in Sneek, Friesland The Netherlands

Sneek is a city in Friesland well known for its water sport and the symbol of the city is ‘the Waterpoort’. The Snekers (the inhabitants of Sneek) are very proud of this city icon.

The waterpoort at night in Sneek, Friesland The Netherlands

That’s why the image of the Waterpoort is used in many logos, magazines and is printed on many products. Many Snekers even have a bumper sticker of the Waterpoort on the back of their car to show you how proud they are to live in Sneek. In general, the Frisians are very proud of their cities and culture.

View from the Waterpoort in Sneek, Friesland The Netherlands

The waterpoort in Sneek, Friesland The Netherlands


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