Nijlpaardenbrug, Amsterdam

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  • After the reconstruction of the Leidseplein, where Taxi stands and tram stops have changed, they also changed the decoration of the bridge. There are stylized sculptures of hippos on both sides, to which the bridge now derives its name. Nice to watch, but not much special.
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  • The bridge is Leidsebrug ( Leidse bridge), a bridge on Leidseplein over the canal "Singelgracht". It's typical the work of the Amsterdamse School style of architecture. At both end of the bridge there...  more »
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  • Nijlpaardenbrug or Hippopotamus Bridge (Bridge 1907) is a pedestrian drawbridge in the Plantage Kerklaan over the Entrepotdok. The brightly-colored bridge is one of several connecting the Eastern Islands around Artis, which all have animal names and form a cycle route.
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