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I was too late to still be able to enter, but the outside is well worth the short detour. It is an old city gate, with all its splendour and strength. Nearby there are also several parts of the city walls, different ones build at...More
Walk by the Helgate several times a month when I pick up my son from school. Every time I wonder who has walked through this gate and feel like wanting to go back in time. A few weeks back it was possible to enter the...More
This old city gate is both impressive and well-maintained. You can climb two floors and see a small exhibition plus a movie - however everything's in Dutch. Disappointingly for the tower climbers amongst us you can't climb to the top. More generally the gate is...More
A very impressive building within the old walls. You can go up inside the tower (very steep steps) to read about the history, although I couldn't find any info in English.
Although its an impressive building its a five minute trip, good for photos.