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Enkhuizen is a municipality and a city in the Netherlands, in the province of North Holland and the region of West-Frisia.HistoryEnkhuizen was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies was conducted. It received city rights in 1355. In the mid-17th century, Enkhuizen was at the peak of its power and was one of the most important harbour cities in the Netherlands. However, due to a variety of reasons, notably the silting up of the harbours, Enkhuizen lost its position to Amsterdam.TourismEnkhuizen has one of the largest marinas in the Netherlands. Zuiderzeemuseum is located in Enkhuizen. Architecturally, the Drommedaris is the oldest building in Enkhuizen, from 1540. Tourists take boat trips to and from the port to Medemblik.IndustryIndustrially, Enkhuizen is home to a number of seed production companies, as well as a plastics factory. Tourism is a large part of the economy, too.Population centresThe municipality of Enkhuizen consists of the following cities, towns, villages and/or districts: Enkhuizen, Oosterdijk, Westeinde.Plan my day in The Netherlands using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
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