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Oudemanhuispoort

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Address: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Oasis of peace within the University

On one of our many walks around Amsterdam we found ourselves inside the quadrangles of the University and happened upon this oasis of peace which I later was told is a part of the... read more

Reviewed 6 February 2016
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Reviewed 6 February 2016

On one of our many walks around Amsterdam we found ourselves inside the quadrangles of the University and happened upon this oasis of peace which I later was told is a part of the Law School. Nothing much really to see, but a nice place to rest or read, if one is so inclined.

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Reviewed 27 December 2014

I saw this place by chance. I was looking for The House on Three Canals when I saw an old gate next to the University's refectory. There is a sign of 'books' and 'street music'. So I entered the gate and you don't believe what you see, books...books.... and books.... a corridor full of books. In the middle of the... More 

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Reviewed 28 May 2013

The is one of the hidden germs in Amsterdam, the home of law students, a little, green courtyard where the University honours its most famous scholars Vossius and Barlaeus. But the University has managed to spoil this timeless spot by erecting at least three non-smoking signs and by placing at least five anti smoking tiles. Photo's one takes will be... More 

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