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Weeping Tower (Schreierstoren)

Prins Hendrikkade 94/5, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Great Breakfast!

It was a little hard to find decent bread near here but this place had really good ‘farmers bread... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Peter T
Melbourne, Australia
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The weeping tower

This was near our hotel, The Doubletree (Centraal). The Schreierstoren is so called because some... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
United Kingdom
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Prins Hendrikkade 94/5, 1012 AE Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Red Light District (De Wallen)
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was a little hard to find decent bread near here but this place had really good ‘farmers bread’ We just had breakfast but it was huge ! 3 fried eggs bacon and cheese . The view from the balcony is really good and the...More

Thank Peter T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was near our hotel, The Doubletree (Centraal). The Schreierstoren is so called because some women reputedly wept there for their husbands who would leave port to go fishing or sail off to go to war. It originally had a defensive purpose as it was...More

Thank PrestonGuild
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

A beautiful building steeped in history, with a great bar and delicious food. An absolute must when visiting Amsterdam I have just had a brilliant party to celebrate my birthday. The staff at the Schreierstoren are friendly and efficient. We ordered the Indonesian Buffet which...More

Thank Jill B
Reviewed 7 August 2017

The Schreierstoren is a defense tower which was formerly part of the Walls of Amsterdam. The tower was formerly called the Schrayershoucktoren because of the shape and the location. The current name that is being used is because it is standing in a place where,...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The Weeping Building (Schreiesrtoren) is a very nic place to drink excellent coffee. Its a very cozy place in a very old building across the central station in the center of Amsterdam. We went there with a couple of friends te drik beers and eat...More

Thank hans b
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

The bar area is something to see. Do step inside just to have a look-see. That's all for sightseeing unfortunately. Besides the bar area there's a small anteroom, a small patio on the bridge side as well as a small pavillion down at the water....More

Thank Rutgerek
Reviewed 17 May 2017

We and our friends virtually stumbled across this centrally located place to have our breakfasts but were glad we did. We chose to eat on the balcony though there’s no escaping the noise of the traffic unfortunately. Our menu choices of toast, ham, cheese and...More

Thank Gordon K
Reviewed 1 May 2017

This has an interesting history and it is great architecturally. We didn't go in but we certainly admired it from the outside.

Thank Amena317
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The Gate itself was located near to the waterfront and Centraal Station. The story behind this original stone gate was that those sailors while set sail to other areas in the past would say farewell to their wives here. In many occasons, many could not...More

Reviewed 17 April 2017

This gate is one of the originals to the city. We like to take a canal cruise to see it, thus avoiding the crowds. We wonder how many millions of people have passed through since it was built.

Thank Kevin F
Red Light District (De Wallen)
To visit Amsterdam and not explore De Wallen (the
Dutch name for this area) or to go only to gawk at its
saucier aspects would mean missing the opportunity to
view some of the city’s most picturesque canals,
historic landmarks, and impeccably presented examples
of traditional local architecture – not to mention
Amsterdam’s own Chinatown, Europe’s largest Buddhist
temple and more local treasures. Sure, there are some
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maria t
31 August 2015|
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Response from Roger4046 | Reviewed this property |
Anything you feel comfortable wearing on a public street should be acceptable.