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Montelbaans Tower (Montelbaanstoren)

Oude Schans 2, 1011 KX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Lovely tower, fantastic pictures and location

Amsterdam has so many wonderful old buildings to see and this is another of them - the tower. Its... read more

Reviewed 11 June 2017
Sydney, Australia
Cool old tower.

I think the tour guide said this one was over 400 years old. The architecture is very cool and it's... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2016
Lombard, Illinois
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“architecture” (4 reviews)
Oude Schans 2, 1011 KX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 June 2017

Amsterdam has so many wonderful old buildings to see and this is another of them - the tower. Its shape is quite unique and the location will provide you with a bevvy of glorious photos along the canal. You can walk by this and take...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

I think the tour guide said this one was over 400 years old. The architecture is very cool and it's very old and in a cool spot. Worth the time.

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 31 October 2016

One of the most underrated spots of this amazing city. Wonderful tower you will meet if lucky enough while you walk by. Take a look and make a picture, it's absolutely unique.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Located on the quieter eastern part of the city on the edge of the Oudeschans canal, Montelbaanstoren was built in 1512, and its spire and clock was added in 1606. The spire and clock tower leans a little off center and its quite prominent from...More

Thank MatthewLiew
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Montelbaans Tower (Montelbaanstoren) is a historic structure that formed part of the old Walls of Amsterdam. While the wall is long removed, this tower remains and can be seen along the Oudeschans and Waalseilandsgracht (canal). The original tower was built in 1516, while the clock...More

Thank BradJill
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

The architecture in this whole town is amazing. We seen this tower off and in while touring the city.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Another scenic spot that is probably off the radar of most sightseeing in Amsterdam, but there is a lot of charm here, and in the getting there. Plot your destinations on a map and link them up for a self-guided walking tour. Nice way to...More

Thank Harrison_F_Carter
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Beautiful Tower with amazing View at the corner of the canal. Very beautiful during sunset & the clock still working. Must go for art & architecture lovers.

1  Thank Ragu88
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The architecture stands out! Beautifully located near one of the largest canals in the city and worth seeing. Most boat tours will pass by it so you can learn about it.

1  Thank Danuza
Reviewed 19 June 2016

A beautiful old tower right next to canals. A great photo opportunity, very picturesque. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank spencerlewis92
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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