Schreierstoren - Weeping Tower  



 
 
In the center of Amsterdam , 5 minutes walking distance and right across from the Central Station, is Amsterdam's oldest tower ; the Schreierstoren . Within this monumental medieval walls has been for several years the VOC café. Visit the charming ancient rooms, cozy eat a snack , have a drink , and discover a unique piece of Amsterdam!
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De Schreierstoren in Amsterdam [deel 02]
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"Very lovely cafe garden next to the canal"
If the weather suits, go and sit in their garden, it is lovely and feels out of the way enough to relax and enjoy your food. The menu has classic...
Written by Sebastian N, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Best cafe in Amsterdam"
I always come here when in Amsterdam and was looking forward to taking my friend there. Visited twice so had their excellent apple pie and their...
Written by Bruce H, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Simple historical just right"
One of the two oldest buildings in the city has to have some charm. This place delivers. We over slept our hotel breakfast. This place was within walking...
Written by Neil P, 3 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great building but average food"
Fantastic historical building but quality of food not too good. Despite being inexpensive tomato soup was poor quality and was probably tinned. However go...
Written by Jonathan D, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Part of the City Wall (weeping tower)"
Along the Street Prins Hendrikkade and lying a few meters away from the Basilica of Saint Nicolas is a remnant of the old City Wall of Amsterdam Called...
Written by machomikemd, 4 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Bitterballen"
What is a bitterballen? A warm deep fried ball of goodness. It reminds me of a good meat gravy that has been deep fried to perfection. In accompaniment a...
Written by Daniel L, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A pit stop"
My husband and I stopped here for a bite to eat as well as to shelter from the rain. We were greeted by cats napping on the furniture which made me wonder...
Written by T4Nina4, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"A café with history"
This café is located in the Schreierstoren. The ambiance and views of the canal are just spectacular. You can totally come here and pretend you are...
Written by axs666, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Authentic Olde Pub"
Amazing little pub in one of, if not the oldest building in Amsterdam. Wide selection of beers and a tasty menu.
Written by Patrick L, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Nice spot"
This is a really old spot, situated very nice above the channel and very near to the centre and the central station.
Written by ABKtje, 4 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Great food and drink"
We went in here on our first day. we ordered food and drink. We had the sate chicken and chips and it was absolutely delicious, best food we had while we...
Written by katy83T, 5 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Cafe in a historic Amsterdam tower"
The day was perfect for sitting outside looking down the canal to the New Market. We ordered the house rose wine that was just right for the day. We tried...
Written by BillandBobAtlanta, 5 years ago on Tripadvisor
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"Schreierstoren"
The Schreierstoren (Tower of Tears) is one of the few remains of Amsterdam's medieval stone city wall. It was errected in 1485.From here the English sea...
Written by HORSCHECK, 7 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Don’t Cry for Me, Amsterdam"
“Many of the streets of Amsterdam are narrow, but others are remarkably spacious, and have a magnificent appearance, such as the Heeren Graft (Lord...
Written by von.otter, 8 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"VOC-café: Great location dating from the Middle Ages"
The VOC-cafe is housed in the Schreierstoren, located opposite the Central Station (SE-side). The toren itself was constructed in 1487.It's a bar in an...
Written by pieter_jan_v, 9 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"VOC Cafe: Very historic cafe near the waterfront"
Okay, this place isn't just historic, it's very historic!The VOC Cafe is located in Amsterdam's oldest defense tower, the Schreierstoren, or tower of...
Written by yooperprof, 11 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"No, woman, no cry"
This tower seems like a building on its own but it was a remainder of the old city walls. It was built in 15th century and it was a part of the defense...
Written by ozalp, 12 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"The schreierstoren"
The schreierstoren, (weepers tower), was a defensive tower in the medieval city wall. built in 1480 it is one of the few medieval fortifications that...
Written by doug48, 13 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Local Dutch Cuisine: The apple pie was to die for"
Peter Jan took us to this wonderful local Dutch restaurant...I can't for the life of me remember the name of this place. It was right off Dam Square,...
Written by Gypsystravels, 14 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Screierstoren (Weeper's Tower)"
From the Centraal Station area you can spot this round, rather low tower, at the end of the Geldersekade ("kade" meaning wharf or quay).This tower marked...
Written by codrutz, 15 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"De Schreierstoren (The Weeping Tower)"
This tower was a part of the mediaeval brick-built city-wall (1480), to protect the city from intruders and flooding.The legend goes that the name of...
Written by Jarin, 15 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"Buildings - Schreierstoren (Tower of tears)"
The "Schreierstoren" was part of the city-wall that surrounded Amsterdam from 1494 and took around 13 years to be built. The wall had a defensive...
Written by Pavlik_NL, 15 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"B/8 Setting out"
The first thing pieter_jan_v said to me when we arrived at the VOC pub was: You need new shoes. Now, wherever did he get that from? He was busy phoning...
Written by ATLC, 16 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"A/7 Schreierstoren"
While making the previous picture, Igraine came out and called us in. We were indeed, a little late!Handshaking and kisses all around. Familiar faces with...
Written by ATLC, 16 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"VOC Café Schreierstoren: Meeting point"
We had coffee before we started to explore the city.This is the view towards the back room where we sat.
Written by nighthawk, 16 years ago on Virtualtourist
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"This Schreierstower dates from..."
This Schreierstower dates from 1480 and was part of the medieval city-walls. A legend tells that the name comes from the weeping of the ladies who were...
Written by filipdebont, 17 years ago on Virtualtourist
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