The Skierstins is a medieval stone house built around 1300. It is the only remaining Stienhús in Friesland and is listed as Rijksmonument. The building is first mentioned in 1439 on a piece of parchment.

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Founded: 1300
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands

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Toiny Knottnerus (12 months ago)
Prettige sfeer..
hans westra (13 months ago)
Intrigerend gebouw met een interessante geschiedenis. Helaas ontsierd door een moderne aanbouw "onder architectuur". Vriendelijk personeel en goede koffie met koek. Matige informatie over bouwgeschiedenis en vaste collectie. Onvoldoende, want niet consequent doorgevoerd gebruik van het Fries.
Ruud van der Molen (2 years ago)
Donjon? Eeuwenoude verdedigingstoren, vluchtoord bij een vijandige aanvallen. Voorloper van kasteel. Geheel gerestaureerd na bouwval in het verleden. Filmpje over de geschiedenis van deze Stins. Leuk klein museum met allerlei historische wapens. Aardige vrijwilligers die goede uitleg geven.
Frans Sijtsma (2 years ago)
Prachtige tentoonstelling 'iepen doar, iepen doarp'. Openhartige snapshot interviews met 129 bewoners van het lintdorp Feanwâldsterwal. Inclusief emotioneel scherpe foto's..
Jan Nijboer (2 years ago)
Een erg mooi gerestaureerd mottekasteel in de Friese wouden met een mooie stinsentuin.
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