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De Waag, Amsterdam

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#18 of 36 in Historic Sites in Amsterdam
Architectural Building Historic Site
Waag Society, institute for art, science & technology, develops creative technology for social innovation. The foundation researches, develops concepts, pilots and prototypes and acts as an intermediate between the arts, science and the media. Waag Society cooperates with cultural, public and private parties.

Waag Society is housed in two historic monuments in Amsterdam, de Waag and Huis de Pinto.
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  • Café in de Waag looks totally beautiful from the outside. You should even return here in any case and try the bitter Bale and Kaastengels.
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  • This little castle was a great place to stop for a coffee, although service was a bit slow. Also in the square there was a vinyl records market and it is surrounded by many other eateries.  more »
  • This building resembling a small fortress in the "new market" is the oldest town gate remained, testimony of the medieval fortifications of the city. Served as a place for public executions, was weighing up the beginning of 800 and seat of the guilds of surgeons, bricklayers and various artists. The ancient public weighing was used by farmers and merchants who weighed their goods against payment of a fee. Today it houses the ground floor the Restaurant-Café In de Waag, where we stop for an atmospheric candlelit aperitif ...
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