"The oldest" Begijnhof - The Wooden House Tip by ozalp

Begijnhof - The Wooden House, Amsterdam: 64 reviews and 131 photos

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This place was very close to the hotel I stayed and I walked through in front of its door many times without knowing what is inside. After I realized, I walked around and find the gate. And the moment I stepped inside the courtyard, I felt how peaceful the place was.
It is forbidden to speak loud, take photos in the courtyard. Also big groups are not welcome.
The oldest and the last wooden house of Amsterdam is here and is open to visit in determined hours. Unfortunately my timing was bad, I couldn?t visit the house. But the courtyard itself is worth to see.

Address: Catharinastraat 29
Directions: 1 minute walk from Spui
Phone: +31-20-6221918
Website: http://www.begijnhofamsterdam.nl/

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Feb 16, 2007
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