This village with 10.000 inhabitants belongs to the oldest in this region. In the environment remnants were found. Urn fields tell of the time before and after the beginning of our time calculation. They can put on with the ship in the middle in the shopping centre by Oosterwolde.
The most outstanding object of interest is in the year 1735 again-arranged Netherlands-reformed church with an octagonal sandstone baptizing basin from that 14. Century.