Hanze Escaperoom in de Vischpoort (Fishinggate)

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Vischpoortstraat 33
8081 EP Elburg
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Escape from one of the most special buildings of the city of Elburg: the historical Vischpoort. In this wellknown gate, located between the harbor and the fortified town, you'll find yourself in the world of the Hanze-gatekeeper. And that world has some surprises...

About de Vischpoort (Fishinggate)
The Vischpoort is the gate between the harbor of Elburg and the ancient fortified town. The gate was put to use in 1592, partly to lock the city, partly to collect tolls from whoever wanted to enter the city. Ships that delivered their goods for the local market had to pay 'markettoll'. Ships that just passed Elburg, paid 'passingtoll', which was twice as high as the markettoll.

About the Hanze
The Hanze was a huge inter…

Escape from one of the most special buildings of the city of Elburg: the historical Vischpoort. In this wellknown gate, located between the harbor and the fortified town, you'll find yourself in the world of the Hanze-gatekeeper. And that world has some surprises...

About de Vischpoort (Fishinggate)
The Vischpoort is the gate between the harbor of Elburg and the ancient fortified town. The gate was put to use in 1592, partly to lock the city, partly to collect tolls from whoever wanted to enter the city. Ships that delivered their goods for the local market had to pay 'markettoll'. Ships that just passed Elburg, paid 'passingtoll', which was twice as high as the markettoll.

About the Hanze
The Hanze was a huge international trade union, with about 200 cities participating. These cities traded all kinds of goods, varying from fish and flour to wood and animalskins. The Hanze existed in a large part of Europe, from Russia all the way to the United Kingdom.

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  • We apply the COVID-19 measures as set by the Dutch government. For that reason, we are currently closed for visitors. On this website we will tell you when we may open: www.hanze-escaperoom.com

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