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Athenaeum Illustre

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, 1012 EZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
525 3339
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Baroque gate

The stone archway (Vredeman de Vries, 1571), these days guarding the entrance to the old Agnieten... read more

Reviewed 4 May 2017
ClogsPL
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Warsaw, Poland
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Beautiful Gate

It is now a monument, one of 50 things in amsterdam that had very important meaning and development... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2014
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 May 2017
“Baroque gate”
27 Dec 2014
“Beautiful Gate”
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Oudezijds Voorburgwal 231, 1012 EZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 4 May 2017 via mobile

The stone archway (Vredeman de Vries, 1571), these days guarding the entrance to the old Agnieten chapel, was moved from the old city carpentry yard, located at the Nieuwe Doelenstraat, to this location, in 1631, around the foundation of the Amsterdam "Illustrious" school, the University...More

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

It is now a monument, one of 50 things in amsterdam that had very important meaning and development in the history of Amsterdam. It was a city-sponsored 'illustrous school' in the old Agnieten chapel. The chapel is the only remains of the Agnietenmonastery. It was...More

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Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
...More
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