The Old Church & Nieuwmarkt

This area is the oldest in town (de Oudezijds). It was built before the Golden Age (17th century) and the famous Canal Belt. The church standing in the middle has something peculiar about it. It is the oldest building in the city, so it seems …

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Eating & Drinking

Come in or stay out

Most buildings have one door or gate. Some important ones have two. De Waag (the weighing house) on Nieuwmarkt (New Market) had no less than 10 at a certain point! The building was first constructed as a medieval city gate and was used as a meeting …

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