The most famous icon of Sneek: the Waterpoort! Pay a visit to the Waterpoort and discover why this is the pride of every resident of Sneek!
The Waterpoort was built around 1492, at the same time as the city wall around the city. The gate served to close off water access to the city. Since 1613, the Waterpoort only serves as an ornamental gate and no longer has a military defense function.