Bussum

The area's youngest town.

The building of the town of Bussum probably started around 1.000 AD. Typical of Bussum are the green and spaciously built quarters. These quarters are separated from each other by parks, public gardens and broad avenues. The Vondel quarter and the Bredius quarter are situated in the eastern part of Bussum. They were designed by the architect K.P.C. de Bazel in the nineteenth century.These quarters reflect the then existing views on green villages and they are cultural-historically very interesting. In 2008 the quarters ‘het Spiegel’and ‘Bredius’have been designated as protected rural areas.Several walking and cycling tours are available through these lovely green quarters with their different architectural styles. The fortress ‘Fort Werk IV’, the beautiful scenery and the lively town center all contribute to making Bussum a place worth visiting.