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Naarden is best known as a star-shaped fortress town. It's a very compact town of 17,000 inhabitants with the walls and moats very well preserved. We walked out through the town gate to admire the fortifications. 
We walked out through the town gate to see the walls and the moat:

The town itself is very pretty and not surprisingly is considered one of the prettiest towns in Holland. 

We just loved the church.
Those paintings on the ceiling are quite spectacular. 
We spent some time wandering, and having a very pleasant lunch. One thing that surprised me was the number of very nice clothing stores. It seems retail is alive and well in the small towns of Holland. This observation was underscored in other small towns we visited. Very nice clothes too!


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