Thorbeckeplein

On this spot there used to be a market devoted exclusively to butter. The square owes its name to the statue of Johan Thorbecke standing on one corner. An important figure in the history of the Netherlands, Thorbecke was the first to draw up the 1848 Constitution.

Useful information

Address : 

Thorbeckeplein, 1017 CS Amsterdam

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Herengracht, n° 476
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Cromhout Houses / Bible Museum
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These four gabled houses were built in
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Tuschinski Cinema (Tuchinski Theater)
Tuschinski Cinema (Tuchinski Theater)
Formerly a theatre, this building by H.L
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Herengracht, n° 476
Herengracht, n° 476
The facade of this fine residence, now
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