Fort het Hemeltje was built between 1877-1881 as part of the so-called Nieuwe Hollandse Waterlinie(The 'New Dutch Water Line') to defend the cities of the western Netherlands from overland attack.


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Fortweg 9, Houten, Netherlands
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Founded: 1877-1881
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands


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ReneeYvonne Zijlstra (20 months ago)
Was gezellig en lekker.
co van den Brink (2 years ago)
Hier heb ik in mijn diensttijd 1974 veel tijd doorgebracht als militair werkzaam in de werkplaats .Mooie tijd savonds weer slapen in de Kromhout kazerne in Utrecht.
Glenn Hubner (2 years ago)
Het is zeker mooi maar alleen jammer dat je bijna nergens in kan ...Dat vindt ik wel jammer
allard schaap (2 years ago)
Erg mooi klompenpad om het fort heen slingerend langs het water en moeras
Jan Dijkstra (3 years ago)
In alle jaargetijden is het fijn om even op het Fort bij 't Hemeltje te zijn. het Fort is genoemd naar een herberg die lang geleden al is verdwenen. Op het fort is veel te zien en te beleven, maar ook om het fort is een mooie wandeling uitgezet met prachtige doorkijkjes op de fortgracht, de ijsvogel is hier regelmatig te zien. Door de week bent u welkom op het fort, maar in het weekend is het gesloten, wat wel lammer is. Ook het lawaai van Rijksweg A27 die dicht bij is, is erg vervelend maar toch hou ik het op 5 sterren om dat het er zo mooi is, de foto' laten dat zien. Als u gaat prettige wandeling en vergeet de watjes in uw oren niet.
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