Alblasserdam was founded in 1447 and gets its name from the construction of a dam in the small river Alblas. Before then it formed one entity, one domain together with Oud-Alblas.
Holland's eldest city is located on an island, surrounded by wide rivers. Around one thousand monuments, historic inner city harbours and a fantastic atmosphere determine the character of this age-old port.
IThis year it will be 400 years ago that the Dordrecht Synod started. This international, protestant gathering took six months and had no less than 180 sessions.
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