The Montelbaanstoren is a tower on bank of the canal Oudeschans. The original tower was built in 1516 for the purpose of defending the city. The top half, designed by Hendrick de Keyser, was extended to its current, decorative form in 1606.

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Founded: 1516
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands

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Ayub Khan (2 months ago)
Beautiful Montelbaanstoren architecture of Amsterdam city.
Mehrzad Mehrvarz (2 months ago)
The Montelbaanstoren is a tower on bank of the Oudeschans – a canal in Amsterdam. The original tower was built in 1516 as part of the Walls of Amsterdam for the purpose of defending the city and the harbour. The top half, designed by Hendrick de Keyser, was extended to its current, decorative form in 1606. Since then the tower has been 48m tall.
scott Ritchey (10 months ago)
So Beautiful! Even better by water at night!
John Calhoun (13 months ago)
Nice and quiet place with an old town on one side and Docklands with a Scientist museum on the othe side.
Nigel Tijssen (17 months ago)
Nice and calm place with a nice view and some benches to take that view in
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