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By Philip_H
Thanks for all the C&Cs on 'Serene Oasis', taken at the Begijnhof (Beguine Court), Amsterdam.

This too is from the same Court, to the side of No. 34 - the oldest house in Amsterdam, dating from 1528, and one of only two remaining wooden-fronted houses in the city centre. The rest were destroyed by a series of fires, which led to the passing of a law against all-timber buildings. On the left of the building are a set of biblical plaques, with scripture quotes and illustrations.

Best wishes,
Philip

Tags: Netherlands Architecture Amsterdam Wooden house North holland Begijnhof Dutch architecture Beguine Court Houten Huys Biblical plaques Het Houten Huis

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Comments


jocas 6 6 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2015 1:51PM
Lovely image and interesting history,thanks for sharing,
Happy Easter,
Jo
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2015 2:25PM
Well spotted! Good image...
IB
NDODS 11 5.2k 127 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2015 3:16PM
An interesting and well composed capture Phillip. Thanks for sharing.

Regards Nathan
barbarahirst 13 27 12 United Kingdom
5 Apr 2015 6:15PM
good to see again
nonur 12 18 13 Turkey
5 Apr 2015 6:21PM
This is neat, Philip.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile

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