Historical trail past 'Old crafts'. Picturesque Monnickendam is a monumental town with a rich history. Even now, buildings and street names are a reminder of the activity and thriving trade of yesteryear. In the inner city you find dozens of monumental buildings. Today’s shipyards and smokehouses have always been present in Monnickendam. During this interactive tour you will learn about the various crafts that made Monnickendam so successful. The route is about 1.9 km long.