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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 May 4, 2017
ClogsPL
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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 December 27, 2014
Solodam J
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 4, 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

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 27, 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

Date of experience: December 2014
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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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
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