One of the 11 cities of Friesland, Franeker is home to the oldest working planetarium in the world – a massive wooden construction built into the ceiling of a rather smart canal side house between 1774 and 1781. Franeker is also a great base to visit the rest of the province.
By Robin Pascoe, a British journalist who has lived in the Netherlands for more than 30 years. She is the founder of website DutchNews.nl
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