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Het Huis van de Drie Grachten anno 1610
Netherlands, Amsterdam, May 2013

The Huis aan de Drie Grachten ("House on Three Canals") is a 17th-century canal house in Amsterdam, at the southeastern end of the Wallen district. The name is a reference to the fact that the building faces three different Amsterdam canals. The south facade faces Grimburgwal, the west facade faces Oudezijds Voorburgwal and the east facade faces Oudezijds Achterburgwal.
It is a double house in Dutch Renaissance style. A stepped gable crowns each of the three facades. The current structure dates to around 1610, although archeological study has shown that the oldest elements of the house date to the second quartile of the 16th century: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Huis_aan_de_Drie_Grachten
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May 16 2013 17:27 GMT hans55 PRO
perfect Amsterdam picture !! ... fav !!
May 16 2013 17:32 GMT 25barb
I think that I have walked across this bridge. It does look familiar. What a beauty of the bridge
And able to see the ever present bicycle. Lovely and charming area.
Great photo taken in good composition. delightful
May 16 2013 18:00 GMT SIGMUND
beautiful place!!!!!!!!!
May 16 2013 19:02 GMT bandsix
A great shot, Peter......I think I too have walked across that bridge!
May 16 2013 19:42 GMT Annamaria
Perfect!
May 16 2013 21:49 GMT julie13
Beautiful place
May 16 2013 23:30 GMT junne PRO
the whole town must have been built for photographers :-)))
May 17 2013 02:36 GMT fhelsing PRO
Such handsome architecture!
May 17 2013 09:34 GMT MargNZ
Beautiful capture Peter ... I love the bikes of Amsterdam :)
May 17 2013 11:21 GMT senna3
Thanks all for the nice comments!

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