Amersfoort junction

Amersfoort – is a city (since 1259) and municipality in the Utrecht province (Netherlands), with the reach history and culture (and many museums). One of the largest Dutch railway junctions (three railway stations: Amersfoort Centraal, Schothorst, Vathorst). The name of the city – Amersfoort – comes from “a ford (a shallow place which allows to cross a river) in the Amer River” (today river Eem).

Amersfoort is birthplace of the painter Piet Mondriaan, a pioneer of 20th-century abstract art.



Ξ Amersfoort webpage (in Dutch)


Netherlands on 40thousandkm.com

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