4 augustus 2010
Wij zijn gespecialiseerd in de behandeling van wallen in Amsterdam.
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Wist u dat Amsterdam ook een word heritaye site is? Voor de liefhebber kunt u hieronder meer hierover vinden.
The Amsterdam channel locale has been added to the prestigious United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Heritage List! The choice was reported at the 34th Session of the World Heritage Committee in Brazil, making the channel locale the 9th World Heritage Site in The Netherlands. The channel region is viewed as a universal symbol of urban arranging and building design.
As indicated by UNESCO, who honored the title of World Heritage Site to the 17th century waterway ring territory inside the Singelgracht, “the recorded and urban outfit of the Amsterdam trench locale was an undertaking for another ‘port city’ assembled toward the end of the 16th and start of the 17th hundreds of years. It includes a system of channels toward the west and south of the noteworthy old town and the medieval port that surrounds the old town; the locale was joined by the repositioning inland of the city’s braced limits, the Singelgracht. This was a long haul prepare that included expanding the city by depleting the swampland, utilizing an arrangement of waterways as a part of concentric curves and filling in the halfway spaces. These spaces permitted the improvement of a homogeneous urban zone including gabled houses and various landmarks. This urban expansion was the biggest and most homogeneous of now is the right time. As a model of vast scale town arranging, it served as a source of perspective all through the world until the 19th century.”
Amsterdam’s 17th century trench area is a leftover of the Dutch Golden Age, a period when the city drove the world in workmanship, exchange and structural planning. The zone is made out of four bended trenches that run parallel to one another and circle the Amsterdam downtown area in a half moon – the Singel, the Herengracht, the Keizersgracht and the Prinsengracht. The bank of the furthest Prinsengracht trench is home to the world-celebrated Anne Frank House.
As per the Amsterdam Tourism & Convention Board, 38% of vacationers visit Amsterdam for its way of life, history, the downtown area and the trenches. 26% make the voyage to experience the general climate – alluded to as “gezelligheid” by locals – and 24% of vacationers are attracted to the city as a result of its widely acclaimed exhibition halls, for example, the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum.
The Netherlands now brags nine UNESCO-recorded legacy locales, including a 18th century gathering of windmills in Kinderdijk, around 1½ hours south of Amsterdam