Weeping Tower (Schreierstoren), Amsterdam

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  • The Weeping Building (Schreiesrtoren) is a very nic place to drink excellent coffee. Its a very cozy place in a very old building across the central station in the center of Amsterdam. We went there w...  more »
  • The origin of the name is disputed: can either mean the crying of women who parted the mariners in left as the sharp format that enters the Bay. For those who have visited New York, this place is particularly interesting: it was here that left Henry Hudson, on the trip which ended discovering the now known as the Hudson and Manhattan island. Picturesque!
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  • This tower was built in 1486 was part of the city wall built in the medieval city defence. Hanging structure memory table stating that it sailed the Navigator Henry Hudson sailing ships to detect shorter road to India, but he came into New York Harbor and the Hudson River estuary. The Tower got its name because it is the site where the individual had the sailors from their escorts before you got into the boats. These good-humored farewell stands in tears and therefore won the Tower called Tower of tears. In Dutch the name and nickname the tears not absorbed. The meaning of the Dutch name of the building is "sharp" corner schreier. Currently serves as tears Tower Cafe Cafe and Jazz Club V.O.C..
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