Jodenbuurt, Amsterdam Jewish Quarter. #GoogleMaps

#AmsterdamJewishQuarter #JodenBuurt ==> ” Jodenbuurt is the former Jewish Quarter, the history of which is explained at the Jewish Historical Museum, near the vast 17th-century Portuguese Synagogue. Cultural institutions here include the modern Stopera complex, home to the Dutch National Opera & Ballet, and the Rembrandthuis Museum, featuring the painter’s restored studio. Stalls at Waterlooplein flea market sell bike parts, vintage clothes and antiques. ” #GoogleMaps”

“Traditionally, the boundaries of the Jodenbuurt, east of the city center, are the Amstel River in the southwest, the Zwanenburgwal [“Swans City Wall”] and Oudeschans [“Old Rampart”] canals in the northwest, Rapenburg, a street in the northeast and the Nieuwe Herengracht [ “New Patricians Canal” ] in the southeast. But it grew to include parts of Nieuwmarkt [ “New Market” ], Sint Antoniesbreestraat [ “St. Anthony’s Broad Street” ], the Plantage [ “Plantation” ], and Weesperzijde [ “Weesper Side” ], especially after 1882, when two canals, the Leprozengracht [ “Lepers Canal” ] and the Houtgracht [ “Wood Canal” ], were filled. ” #Wikipedia.

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