A small footbridge was built across Amstel River in 1671. The bridge was made of wood and it could be raised. In the ... More
The Skinny Bridge (Magere Brug)
A small footbridge was built across Amstel River in 1671. The bridge was made of wood and it could be raised. In the beginning, the bridge was called the "Chicken's Bridge" because of its small construction. Later on, again due to the construction, it adopted the name "Skinny Bridge", being compared to a slender woman. It was rebuilt in 1871 and 1929, but it was once again made of wood and the construction was "skinny". Nowadays, the Magere Brug is lit up at night, beautifying Amstel River in the dark.
Restaurant Breitner stands next to the Amstel, with a great view over the Magere Brug. While music is gently playing
in the background you will be received in a demure room with paintings on the walls. The restaurant offers ...
This round church which has a dome and an ambulatory along half of its circumference was burnt to the ground
in 1822 in a fire caused by some careless plumbers. It was rebuilt in 1823 by T.F. Suys and ...
The Netherlands' most renowned church has been the source of inspiration for many musicians. The famous tower was completed in
1638, its bells manufactured by the renowned François Hemony foundry in 1658. Though the Protestant community owned Westerkerk, the ...
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