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Makes a nice picture

The "Accijnstoren" (Accijns = tax, excise) is where merchants, in the old days, paid their taxes on... read more

Reviewed 24 September 2018
HCovik
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Atlanta, Georgia
An attractive building and useful landmark

This attractive building on the canal side is worth looking at, and it also acts as a great visual... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2018
johnhouston2
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Knaresborough, United Kingdom
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24 Sep 2018
“Makes a nice picture”
3 Jul 2018
“An attractive building and useful landmark”
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

The "Accijnstoren" (Accijns = tax, excise) is where merchants, in the old days, paid their taxes on goods brought into a city, in this case by ship. All goods had to be offloaded at this point. Towers like this were once very prevalent. This one...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 3 July 2018

This attractive building on the canal side is worth looking at, and it also acts as a great visual landmark re finding you way into the city centre. Just turn onto Verdronkenoord and go straight ahead.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 4 March 2017

An historical landmark of Alkmaar. We visit it when it was open for the public. Interesting place with a secret history.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Joanna K
Reviewed 28 February 2017

It was very noticeable structure by the canal. We passed this by from the place cars are parked. An awesome structure with well crafted tower on the top.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 27 August 2016

The engineers in Alkmaar were pretty awesome way back when in 1924 they rolled this building from its original location to where it is now. The building is in good shape and has nice features at the edge of the roof and the tower on...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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