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Weeping Tower (Schreierstoren)

Prins Hendrikkade 94/5, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
00204288291
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Good spot to take a break

It is near the main train station and a good spot to rest our tired feet after a morning of... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
PaulofSydney
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Sydney, Australia
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Good place to chill out in.

The Weeping Tower is one of the coolest buildings to enjoy a beer,housed in a unique and pleasing... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2018
Neil K
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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Prins Hendrikkade 94/5, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

It is near the main train station and a good spot to rest our tired feet after a morning of sightseeing. We went there around 2pm and could get a seat easily, although the outside seats were all taken. Had some bitten balls, toastie and...More

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Reviewed February 5, 2018 via mobile

The Weeping Tower is one of the coolest buildings to enjoy a beer,housed in a unique and pleasing tower that was constructed in the 15th century as part of Amsterdams defensive walls. The interior is awesome,a nice pubby look to it with exposed brickwork,dark wood...More

Thank Neil K
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Haven't been here in a long time and they really have opened up and improved the inside Good beer and a decent menu though I have to say my toastie could have done with a bit more attention Regardless I will be back as it...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Last week I had a Christmas drink with the work. Company consisted of about 30 people. Had a separate room with private bar on the ground floor. With historical awareness a beautiful building at excellent location. Just opposite the central station. Drinks and snacks were...More

Thank Wout P
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Reviewed December 4, 2017 via mobile

On the edge of Red light district this cosy, historical bar was found. According to the staff, the second oldest building in Amsterdam. A good option to drop in for a drink or a common lunch in a historical environment. In the summertime there is...More

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Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

This place sells its own beer but also traditional Dutch food and it's lovely to sit over the canal. Just off the track as well but worth every penny.

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Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

It was a little hard to find decent bread near here but this place had really good ‘farmers bread’ We just had breakfast but it was huge ! 3 fried eggs bacon and cheese . The view from the balcony is really good and the...More

Thank Peter T
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Reviewed September 27, 2017

This was near our hotel, The Doubletree (Centraal). The Schreierstoren is so called because some women reputedly wept there for their husbands who would leave port to go fishing or sail off to go to war. It originally had a defensive purpose as it was...More

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Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building steeped in history, with a great bar and delicious food. An absolute must when visiting Amsterdam I have just had a brilliant party to celebrate my birthday. The staff at the Schreierstoren are friendly and efficient. We ordered the Indonesian Buffet which...More

Thank Jill B
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

The Schreierstoren is a defense tower which was formerly part of the Walls of Amsterdam. The tower was formerly called the Schrayershoucktoren because of the shape and the location. The current name that is being used is because it is standing in a place where,...More

Thank Solodam J
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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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