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Hermes_NL 🇳🇱
Amsterdam, The Netherlands19,956 contributions
Dec 2020 • Friends
The Morspoort is one of the eight original city gates of Leiden. It was built in 1669 to replace a wooden building - and now is a state monument. Next door is an old garnison which now is a hotel. Not to be missed on a Leiden city walk.
Written December 4, 2020
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Dave B
39 contributions
Aug 2022 • Family
Parked overnight for stay at the nearby Ibis hotel. We left most of our holiday gear in the vehicle as we had an early start the next day - the parking seemed safe and secure.

Only a few minutes walk to the hotel, the train/bus station and the centre of Leiden.

Very reasonable price too.
Written August 19, 2022
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Roger B
North Yorkshire, UK55 contributions
Apr 2019 • Couples
Peaceful spot with children’s playground, old gateway, nearby bars and restaurants. Like much of Leiden canals nearby very pleasant.
Written April 8, 2019
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Bilge1961
Leiden, The Netherlands58 contributions
Jun 2015 • Friends
One of the nicest old ports of leiden. Worth visiting it leeds to a street with cafe's and restaurants its also near the "molen the Putt".
Written July 30, 2015
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LauB74
Pretoria, South Africa218 contributions
Jun 2015 • Solo
this town is a little gem in Holland. Close to Amsterdam ,Rotterdam The Hague and Schipol by train (30mins max) it is a lovely place to stay if you have a family especially. Very pretty , this is just one little corner. Do go i highly recommend
Written June 8, 2015
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Tiffy_Bird
La Plata, MD569 contributions
Apr 2015 • Couples
Leiden is a gorgeous historic city, so walks are rewarding. Morspoort (a city gate) is definitely worth seeking out. It is located in a pretty area, near other cool sights like canals, bridges, a marina, Molen de Put, Rembrandt Park, and cobbled streets. I think Morspoort has a nice plaque to explain its historic significance, too.
Written June 1, 2015
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isaac m
Leiden, The Netherlands214 contributions
Mar 2015 • Solo
as you can see from the pictures...pretty entrance to the south side of the centrum...right after passing through you have a plethora of eateries straight ahead(some of which i've reviewed here) AND, if you make a right turn and go over the bridge, there's a windmill there that you can see up close...and a bit further on is a statue(very cool piece of work. i don't want to describe it and spoil the surprise, though) dedicated to rembrandt near one of the houses he supposedly lived in.
Written March 10, 2015
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Kotris
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This place is what you can't miss in Leiden. It looks amazing in sunny day, the same it does in the night with all lights :). Nice place not far from Central Station and center of the town.
Written April 20, 2014
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Rahmad Dawood
Banda Aceh, Indonesia169 contributions
Nov 2019
One of two remaining Leiden's city gate in olden times. Next to it is a remain of a medieval prison.
Written November 17, 2019
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Robert O
Rotterdam, The Netherlands3,406 contributions
May 2019 • Solo
From 1669, almost 100 years after the siege of Leiden by the Spanish, built during a time when Leiden was prosperous and wanted to show it. In contrast to medieval gates, entries to the city built in this period no longer served a mainly defensive purpose, but rather to represent the fortunes of the city. Late Renaissance style with decorative patterns in stone, topped by a small charming tower, it was named Morspoort (marsh gate), due to its proximity to marsh land.

archilect W. van der Helm
Written June 3, 2019
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