The Schreierstoren, originally part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, was built in the 15th century. It was the location from which Henry Hudson set sail on his journey to Northern America. This expedition would lead to the discovery of the island of Manhattan among others. It was built as a defense tower in 1481. It is currently a café.



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Founded: 1481
Category: Castles and fortifications in Netherlands


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Khaled balaleh (14 months ago)
The place is nice but we were drinking tequila and the waiters recommended some drink for us , we tried it and then we were surprised with the price which was 3x tequila’s price
Igor Lopatin (15 months ago)
Nice place with beautiful channel terraces. Also bitterbolen is amazing here.
PhunXter (2 years ago)
Beautiful 500+ Yr old building, serving some fabulous beers from around the world
ALBXANDRE (2 years ago)
Nice Breakfast and Nice crew
Sardana Ivanova (2 years ago)
Waitress was rude, she looked angry and she didn’t even greet us. She greeted other customers who probably were Dutch. So we left. Though the place has nice canal view.
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