Doesburg is a small city in the eastern part of The Netherlands, situated on the right bank of the river IJssel. Doesburg was granted city rights in 1237. Even today the medieval street-pattern is still completely intact.
The city center has 150 listed monuments, reflecting Doesburg’s rich history. One of these monuments is t Huys Optenoord. Doesburg is one of the seven Dutch ‘Hanzesteden’ (Hanseatic Towns) situated along the river ‘IJssel’.
Part of a large series of stamps with flowers and butterflies.