Lepelstraat Tourism

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Lepelstraat [ˈleːpəɫstraːt] is a small Dutch community six kilometres north of the city of Bergen op Zoom, and part of the municipality with that name.It has 2,342 inhabitants and 30 percent of the municipality consists of farmland. Its earliest records of history date back to 1298 where in a manuscript of landrights it was mentioned as "Den Leepel Straet." Lepelstraat has always been important in its region's religious history. In 1612 a little church was created in the attic of a farmhouse that was kept from the knowledge of authorities because Roman Catholicism was forbidden at that time. Even though this situation changed later in the 17th century, it existed until 1875 when Lepelstraat got its first real church, with a tower having a height of 68 metres. This tower was blown up near the end of World War II by retreating German troops and has never been rebuilt. During the Netherlands' "Great Flood" in 1953 most of the land around Lepelstraat became flooded, costing almost two thousand lives. The water did not reach Lepelstraat itself, making it a safe haven for the unlucky people who lost their homes, friends, and families.


Find crucial information and trip planning details about Lepelstraat, which is a city in Netherlands. When planning a trip to Lepelstraat, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Rotterdam. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Rotterdam for its bountiful attractions like Amsterdam Museum, Jewish Cultural Quarter, The Rembrandt House Museum on your trip to Lepelstraat. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Rotterdam The Hague Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Lepelstraat*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lepelstraat

    Know the pollution level of Lepelstraat before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 30.56 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 8.33 (Very Low)
  • Lepelstraat: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lepelstraat for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lepelstraat.

    • Burglary and Theft 17.5 (Very Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 2.5 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 10 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 5.56 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 10 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 20 (Low)
    • Attacks 7.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 30 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 80 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 15 (Very Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 2.5 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 32.5 (Low)
  • Living in Lepelstraat - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 84.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 27.39 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 32.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 101.58 (High)
    • Health Care Index 83.63 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.55 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.6 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lepelstraat

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lepelstraat

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.33 USD
    • International Movie per seat 13.65 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 114.77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 94.59 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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