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Kotmadam

Oude Markt, Leuven 3000, Belgium
+32 16 20 30 20
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Anyone for a coffee?

This weird bronze of a woman sitting on the edge of a long bench holding an old-fashioned coffee... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Trainbleu
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Brussels
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
Erik W
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  • Very good37%
  • Average25%
  • Poor0%
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Feb 16, 2018
“Nice decoration”
Feb 27, 2018
“Anyone for a coffee?”
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Oude Markt, Leuven 3000, Belgium
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+32 16 20 30 20
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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

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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.

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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

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