Magere Brug, Amsterdam

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One of the most iconic drawbridges in a city of waterways, Magere Brug stretches over the Amstel River to help connect the city. Though the present structure wasn't built until 1934, its white wooden design replicates the historical bridge that proceeded it. Enjoy a stroll over the river and soak up the city center's bustling atmosphere. Use of the bridge is limited to pedestrians and cyclists; it opens several times a day to allow boats through along the river. Planning Amsterdam trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.
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  • The Magere Brug (or skinny bridge) wood and double switches, 17th century, spanning the Amstel. To see at night when it is illuminated.
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  • If your wandering around this part of town then this bridge that is located by Prinsengracht and Herengracht the Magere Brug ( Skinny Bridge ) that crosses the River Amstel is a wonderful bridge that ...  more »
  • The Magere Brug is one of the bridges over the river Amstel. The bridge is near the Royal Theatre Carré in one of the most beautiful parts of Amsterdam.
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  • Gorgeous bridge. But to keep it gorgeous, people need to stop hanging their oh so romantic love locks on it. The bridge is ancient as can be and isn't built to handle the weight of your cliche padlocks. To make sure it doesn't collapse, it costs a lot of taxpayer money to have the locks removed (this happens regularly). Please let this bridge last longer than your fleeting cliche padlock romance.
  • Connects one side of the water with the other, overall doing a great job as a bridge!
  • Was the Magere Brug Cafe. Lovely food. Good prices. Quick courteous service. Neat inside and outside seating. Booking essential.
  • Iconic bridge, probably best visited during the hours of darkness.
  • Amazing historical bridge in Amsterdam. 100% working.

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