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Sassenpoort
Sassenstraat 53, 8011 Zwolle Driving directions
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Apr-Sep: Wed and Sat 11am‑5pm; Oct-Mar: Wed 11am‑4pm, Sat 11am‑5pm

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Built c 1409, Sassenpoort ("Saxon Gate") is the only gate remaining from the town's surrounding wall. It has a brattice and four octagonal turrets with pointed roofs. The gate served as a prison for a long time and today houses a visitor centre that charts the history of the town.

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