V.O.C. Café in de Schreierstoren
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This place is a walk into your high school history book. It used to be a defence tower and was built in 1487 as a part of the city wall.
n the center of Amsterdam , 5 minutes walking distance and right opposite the Central Station, is Amsterdam's oldest tower ; the Schreierstoren. Within this monumental medieval walls has been for several years the VOC café located. The current name would have been because the tower was at the…
Original part of the medieval city wall of Amsterdam, built in the 15th century.
Built in 1487 as part of the defense wall around the city. Originally Schrayershoucktoren the name refers to the sharp edge in the citywall.