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Nice decoration

Many statues around Leuven. This one nailed to a bench has its own expression and decorates the... read more

Reviewed February 16, 2018
241erikw
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Halden, Norway
Comapany for partying?

This piece of work gives a homely feel to the solo travelers. ;p Amidst the crowd in the most... read more

Reviewed December 11, 2018
anwesha5maharana
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Leuven, Belgium
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Dec 11, 2018
“Comapany for partying?”
Feb 27, 2018
“Anyone for a coffee?”
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

This piece of work gives a homely feel to the solo travelers. ;p Amidst the crowd in the most lively place in the city if Leuven, this kind of subtle statues just make you take a while and just appreciate them.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

This weird bronze of a woman sitting on the edge of a long bench holding an old-fashioned coffee can is called the ‘De Kotmadam’ (1985), a Flemish word meaning ‘the students' landlady’. In former times, these ladies were acting as surrogate mothers for university students...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed February 16, 2018

Many statues around Leuven. This one nailed to a bench has its own expression and decorates the square. Invites to sit down and look around to see what else is around.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 241erikw
Reviewed May 4, 2017

What is a Kotmadam? It is the owner of where someone hired a room. It was inaugurated in 1985, a present from the VVV to the town of Leuven. The statue shows that she had the whole bench for herself. She sits at the extreme...More

Date of experience: February 2017
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