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Canal along the Grimburgwal
Netherlands, Amsterdam, May 2013

In the middle of this picture you see a white gate, the so-called Oudemanhuispoort ("Old Man Gate"). It is the entrance to the main location of the University of Amsterdam. Originally it was a home for Poor Old Men (1601-1880). In 1880 it was taken over by the University. I passed the Old Man Gate many many times!
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May 17 2013 07:31 GMT junne PRO
utterly charming picture
May 17 2013 09:07 GMT ujbanyiv
Great Work,
May 17 2013 09:22 GMT skyball
A great architectural series Peter!!..lovely!!!!!......
May 17 2013 09:31 GMT MargNZ
Interesting history and so incredibly old . This is a wonderful series Peter :)
May 17 2013 09:53 GMT clintonfolks
great photo, wonderful history..
May 17 2013 10:10 GMT Squirrel PRO
Beautiful architecture and good explication............................................................
May 17 2013 13:46 GMT 25barb
Lovely canal photo...charming scene...
Wonderful colors and architecture...Love the houses...
Outstanding photo
Have a great weekend.
May 17 2013 14:13 GMT hans55 PRO
very nice picture ...you had nice weather on your city walk !!
May 17 2013 14:14 GMT wijnie58
Beautiful view of Amsterdam..Peter..:-))
May 17 2013 15:01 GMT Hanny50
Wonderful picture and great explanation of the gate
May 17 2013 15:51 GMT Lalbabu
Beautiful & fine information !!!
May 17 2013 17:16 GMT fhelsing PRO
a great view!
May 18 2013 07:52 GMT inna68
Wonderful picture of amsterdam you show us here!!!
May 18 2013 09:00 GMT senna3
Thanks to everyone for the nice comments!

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