Deventer is one of the oldest cities in the Netherlands located in the province of Overijssel. The Hanseatic City has over 500 monuments amongst which the oldest stone house in Holland, the oldest scientific library; the Atheneumbibliotheek and the oldest park of the country; the Worpplantsoen.
Walking around the city center you will see the beautiful historic buildings. Make sure to visit De Brink, also known as 'the living room of Deventer', one of the city squares and the meeting spot for locals. Don't miss the city hall, this building won a price for its unique windows consisting of 2.264 fingerprints of the inhabitants of Deventer. Another thing worth a visit is de Grote Lebuïnuskerk, you can climb the tower of the Lebuïnuskerk to enjoy a beautiful panoramic view of the city.
Make sure you try the typical Deventer cookie with a recipe dating back to the middle ages!