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  Colourful lukes on a similar building
by Pavlik_NL

This remarkable 15th century building along the canal has had it's share of functions throughtout the time. The original place was, as one can clearly see in the many lukes and the lifting bench on top of the building, a storehouse for goods. Later it became known as "Vondelingenhuis" ("foundling" or abandonded children house) as well as the "Heilige Geest-huis" (house of the holy spirit). Now-a-days it actually still takes care of "foundlings", as the "Stadsherberg" is using the building for sheltering the homeless people of Delft.

Address: Molslaan 104
Directions: Cross the street in front of the church and go right to turn into the first alley left. At the other canal you find the "Vondelingenhuis" along the canal going to the left again.

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  • Updated Apr 4, 2011
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