The old centre of Amsterdam

 

Walking through the Old Centre of Amsterdam: we start at the Zeedijk (Seawall). About twenty years ago it was a no-go area. Now it is a friendly street with restaurants, pubs and Chinese shops.  I’ll tell you about the history of the sailors, who looked for booze and hookers.

I show you Amsterdam in Middle Ages with her OldChurch and their Beer Quay. The beautiful houses of the Golden Age but also the hidden roman catholic church of that time. The office of the pawn boss. The place were Rembandt painted “De Nachtwacht”.

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