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These are group statues of four. They are located on the bridge "Varkenssluis" ( both side) on the Damstraat. These granite statues are artworks but they are kind of sitting places, too. It is always crowded around this bridge so you will not easily notice...More
In 1986 these statues "Wandelen naar Nieuwmarkt" were originally placed with a wink to the Chinese quarter around the Nieuwmarkt area in Amsterdam. Soon after placing, the statues were vandalized or stolen. In 2010 new, vandalproof statues were commissioned and placed. Pretty figures with concrete...More
Date of experience: July 2018
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe. Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
hardly more than a moment’s stroll away. With the well-connected Centraal Station as Centrum’s base, it's easy to travel farther afield via one of the city’s iconic trams.