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nice looking old gate

An old gate to the entrance of Leiden. It is situated at one of the old entrances of Leiden. Across... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Alphen aan den Rijn, The Netherlands
How the horeca can own a city monument

This beautiful gate is almost tucked and hidden away by a growing array of chairs, tables, drinks... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Morsstraat 40, 2312 BM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 July 2015

One of the nicest old ports of leiden. Worth visiting it leeds to a street with cafe's and restaurants its also near the "molen the Putt".

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Reviewed 26 February 2013

One of the two city gateds of Leiden that are still standing. It is a pity that they build a very big parking garage just behind it. nicew neighbourhood though with Molen De Put right next to it on the river Rhine and the ethnological...More

1  Thank TeeVeeBee54
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Reviewed 4 days ago

An old gate to the entrance of Leiden. It is situated at one of the old entrances of Leiden. Across the street is parking and the "old city center" is just behind the gate

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gate is is now appointed for : re-contruction and maintenance Okt-Dec 2018. It is only partly visible due to the fences and protective measures

Thank hamo306
Reviewed 29 August 2018

This beautiful gate is almost tucked and hidden away by a growing array of chairs, tables, drinks, bottles, little walls, restaurants, bars. Here, serving alcohol seems more important than showing an old gate. It is a bit of a shame. And a disgrace.

Thank Nicov1776
Reviewed 8 August 2018 via mobile

The Morspoort is situated next to the hotel where we sleep. The Morspoort is the western access to the city centre. In front of the gate you see a huge black canon, that's the place to make a picture. A beauty!

Thank MCreiziger
Reviewed 6 August 2018

From our hotel, the entrance into Leiden took us through this city gate and it was a nice place of history, the drawbridge, the old cannon, and the city symbol of the two crossed keys. One one side is the canal that protected the city...More

Thank DrMarkES
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

The western city gate of the city of Leiden, my Alma Mater. One of Theo remaining city gates. Used to be a military base in the 1800’s. Nice way to enter the old city.

Thank Dan K
Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting gateway into town. Leiden is a university town & suited to walking.this us a highlight to walk through

Thank jacqui3744
Reviewed 13 April 2018

This is one of the two remaining gates to the historic city of Leiden. Our hotel was right next to this and we could see it from our window. Very cool part of Leiden's history.

Thank Sundancer93003
Reviewed 6 January 2018

Next to our hotel, the gate was beautiful. The entire town of Leiden is one of the nicest in the Netherlands. Walk or bike, I great place to spend a leisurely hour or so.

Thank Charles B
Reviewed 12 December 2017

This is not the sort of place to visit to "do" something. Still, I found it fascinating to realize the importance of this grand city gate standing from 1669.

Thank Natalie P
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