The Best Things To Do in Marken
Marken may be a small village, but you will be surprised at the number of things there are to see in Marken. The Marker Museum is a must visit for all the history enthusiasts, who wish to learn more about this wonderful village. Marken is known for its wooden houses and the Original House of Marken will let you experience how the earlier settlers in Marken used to live. While the village today is quite a sight to behold, Marken has also had its share of tragedy with the flood that killed 51. Visit The Wave to pay homage to those lives lost in the battle with the sea. The historic Paard van Marken lighthouse is also a must visit when you are in Marken. While the village has some excellent sights for its visitors, there also many things to do in Marken. Famous for its traditional costumes, you can always take a guided tour of the village wearing one of these costumes. You can visit The Clog Experience and learn how the iconic Dutch shoes are made and also take souvenirs back home. You can also shop for some rare trinkets at Sijtje Boes house, the oldest souvenir store in Marken. Despite being small, Marken sure has quite a lot to offer its guests.