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This is maybe a boring picture,but it is the history behind it.

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The road is build on a embankment which was used to defend the city against the Viking in the year 882 AD
The embankment was 15 meters wide and 5 meters high.


The old city wall.


This is the old city wall dating from 1340.

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LyndeeLoo

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Your photos reminds me of my trip to the Netherlands earlier this year. I loved gazing at all the buildings and wondered about the history of a number of them. Thanks so much for providing a bit of history, and wow - city hall has really stood the test of time, hasn't it?
 
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Your photos reminds me of my trip to the Netherlands earlier this year. I loved gazing at all the buildings and wondered about the history of a number of them. Thanks so much for providing a bit of history, and wow - city hall has really stood the test of time, hasn't it?


Hi Lyndee,

Nice too hear you had a good time in Holland and thanks for the kind words.
 

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