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Address: Morsstraat 40, 2312 BM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Entrance to the old city

The Morspoort is a gate that gives access to the old city of Leiden from the southwest side. Straight behind it is the Morsstraat with many nice bars and restaurants. Straight... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 February 2017
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Morspoort is a gate that gives access to the old city of Leiden from the southwest side. Straight behind it is the Morsstraat with many nice bars and restaurants. Straight next to it is a boutique hotel in an historic building.

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Columbus
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

Morspoort is interesting to see and walk past, but it is simply a historic gate. After a few minutes looking at the gate, you are ready to continue your walk.

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Palermo, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Impressive gate on the way to see one of the two famous windmill of the city. Majestic in the structure and very colorful, I consider it as one of the symbols of this nice city.

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Noordwijk, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very pretty place to see, [art of the old gates of the city of leiden. All part of one of the most beautiful cities in the Netherlands.

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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

This is a historic entrance, and nice for a photo stop. To its right in the canal is a charming windmill. The drawbridge is a fine example of Dutch engineering.There are couple of restaurants around this place.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2016

The Moorsport is one of two remaining gates into Leiden. It's nice to visit and to look at, so it's worth fitting into your trip, but you don't need much time there. It's really just a gate to look at! Conveniently located too.

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Columbia, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2016

This is one of two remaining gates in the old city walls, so it gives you a sense of what the city's fortifications once looked like. Area around it is currently a bit disheveled, as there is construction on-going for a park that will eventually run around the entire city.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

The city centre of Leiden is picturesque and well worth a visit. We meandered through the street and down the dykes enjoying the cools breeze and the sunshine. The city has a chilled vibe about it which makes you want to kick back and enjoy life.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2016

An entrance to Leiden. Historical. Numerous shops, eateries and museums in the area. Public parking garage across the street.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016

The location in the Morspoort (hence it's name) is quite adorable and cute. Definitely worth the visit. Friendly personnel, good food.

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