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Close-up of the Sassenpoort
Netherlands, Zwolle, May 2010

Of the three city gates Zwolle once had, the Sassenpoort is the only gate which is still intact. It dates back to the beginning of the 15the century and was a status symbol of the town.
I couldn't find additional information in English, only in Dutch: http://www.bertsgeschiedenissite.nl/middeleeuwen/eeuw15/zwolle_stadswallen.htm

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May 24 2010 12:29 GMT ujbanyiv
Wonderful Architecture Photo.
May 24 2010 13:23 GMT PhotoPro PRO
such beautiful architecture!
May 24 2010 13:37 GMT Annamaria
Beautiful picture of thI gate and towers, Peter!
May 24 2010 14:15 GMT martini957
Wow..very impressive
May 24 2010 14:46 GMT abojovna PRO
Beautuful historical gat and towers! Very nice architecture photo!
May 24 2010 14:57 GMT Macfudge
A nice reminder of the past! :-)
May 24 2010 15:06 GMT SaoPaulo
superb catch, Peter!
you are a master in this way! I mean a capture of the entire building! BRAVO!
May 24 2010 15:11 GMT Lalbabu
May 24 2010 15:58 GMT Xaragma
Beautiful building and capture@
May 24 2010 16:35 GMT PaP67
perfectly done, interesting architecture
thanks for this of highest interest Bert's link, unfortunatly only in Dutch, i tryed to decipher, funny but exhausting... !
May 24 2010 17:00 GMT Danijela
Extraordinary architecture, very well captured!:)
May 24 2010 19:07 GMT Squirrel PRO
WONDERFUL GATE AND ARCHITECTURE:::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::
May 24 2010 20:58 GMT hans55 PRO
very nice gate !!
May 25 2010 06:10 GMT senna3
Thank you all for your nice comments!
May 25 2010 10:11 GMT MargNZ
Magnificent ancient architecture Peter :)
May 25 2010 13:57 GMT linnywv PRO
Regal and foreboding! I imagine the entire town had a wall around it too?
May 25 2010 17:49 GMT senna3
That is right Linda, but nowadays only a few pieces of the wall have survived the wear and tear of time!
May 25 2010 17:49 GMT senna3
Thank you Margaret.
May 26 2010 15:46 GMT elsje323
great architecture