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Discover & Experience Sint Maartensbrug
Sint Maatensbrug is located on the crossing Grote Sloot – Sint Maartensweg. At Sint Maartensbrug is a beautiful centuries old Dutch Reformed church. During the yearly arts tour “Kunstroute Zijpe” there are several exhibitions here. The Grote Sloot is a 400 year old drainage canal. It was used for the first reclamation of the Dutch polders.
From north to south in the 400 year old Zijper polder runs the rural channel Grote Sloot past villages such as Burgerbrug, Sint Maartensbrug, Schagerbrug and Oudesluis. The last village also used to be a landing place to the East Indian Ships sailing via the Marsdiep to sea. It was also the home port of the fishing fleet specialising in catching anchovies and kippers. In summertime The Grote Sloot is now part of the art tour.