416 Route 46. LEEUWARDEN.
are richly painted biers belonging to the guilds (16-47th cent. ).
The next stations are Oudega and Yist.
17/o M. Sneek (Stad Munster, Wyde Burg-Straat 1, R. & B. 2f1.,
ood; Hotel de Wynberg, Markstraat, R. & B. 13/4 fl.), a busy little
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town with 13,000 inkab., carries on a considerable trade in cheese
and butter. The attractive Stadhuis is in the style of Louis XIV.
The Water-Poort, a town-gate spanning a canal, dates from 1643
and was restored in 1878. — Steamer to Amsterdam, see p. 366.
From SNEEK TO HARLINGEN, steam-tramway in 13/,-2 hrs. The chief
intermediate station is (1/2 hr.) Bolsward (Hotel Wiebes, R. & B. 21/5 f.),
with 6500 inhabitants. The St. Martinikerk, built in 1446-63, contains
richly-carved late-Gothic choir-stalls (about 1450), and many fine tomb-
stones. Some of the latter, however, really belong to the smali Broederkerk
(1231), The *Stadhuis (1644-16), which has recently been well restored, is
the finest Renaissance building in Friesland. — Harlingen, see p. 419.
Steam-tramway from Sneek to Heerenveen, see p. 426.
The following stations are Bozum, Wieuwerd, Mantgum, and
34 M. Leeuwarden, — Hotels. Hor. ps Nrzuwe Dogten (Pl. a; C, 2),
Koren-Markt 199, a good, long-established house, 45 R. at 2-3 fl. (incl. B.),
déj. 4, D. 13/4, omn. 1/4 l.; HOrEn Poornrx (Plc; C,3), St. Jacob-Straat 9-11,
40 R. at 2:3. (incl. B.), déj. 60 c., D. 1/2 f., good; Héret-ResTauRaANT
Amrcirra (Pl. b; C, 8), Wirdumer Dyk 45, 28 R. at 2 fl. (incl. B.), D. 1'/2 f.,
good; Horer *r WaPeN VAN FRIESLAND (PI. d; A, B, 3), Groot Schavernek 9,
20 R. at 4!/2-2 fl. (incl. B.), D. 13/, .; Oxanve Horet (Pl. e; B, 4), at the
station, 26 R. from 15/, fl. (incl. B.), D. 11/2 fl.; Hover pe Kranpery (PI. f; C,4),
on the Zuider-Plein, 40 R. at 1/2 fl., B. 60 c., D. 11/4 fl., with café-restaurant.
Oafés-Restaurants. “Amicilia (see above), with small garden; Poort
van Cleve, St. Jacob-Straat; Friesch Koffiehuis, Wirdumer Dyk; Café Neus,
Voorstreek, corner of Koning-Straat.
Post & Telegraph Office (Pl. 17; D, 2, 3), in the Tweebaks-Markt.
Booksellers. Meyer & Schaafsma, Koning-Straat.
Motor Launch for excursions kept by 7. Voordewind, Romkes-Laan
(10 fl. per day).
Principal Attractions (1/2 day). Frisian Museum, Kanselary, Oldehove
Leeuwarden (36,054 inhab.), the ancient capital of Friesland,
and the former seat of the governors of Friesland and Groningen,
is situated in the marshy region of the Middelsee which has diied
up since the 13th century. In the 16-48th cent. it was celebrated
for its gold and silver work. Its cattle-market (held every Frid.) is
the most important in Holland next to that of Rotterdam.
From the Railway Station (P1. B, 4) we first follow the Stations-
Weg to the right and, after crossing the canal bridge to the left,
proceed past the Exchange (Beurs en Waag-Gebouw; Pl. 1; 0, 3, 4:
built in 1880) into the lively WimpumeR Dyx (PI. , 3), with its
numerous shops. At the other end of this street, in the Waags-
Plein (left), is the picturesque Old Weigh House (1598; Pl. 15),
now a fire-station. — We then skirt the canal, to the right, to the
Koning-Straat. No. 7, on the left side of this street, is an aristocratic
mansion of 1781, now occupied by the —
Fristan Museum (Friesch Museum; Pl. 2, D, 2), consisting of
the extensive collections of the Friesch Genootschap van Geschied-,
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