St Anthony's Gate (Waag or St-Anthoniespoort)

Interesting
Flanked by towers and turrets and surrounded by moats, this gate dates from 1488. It served as headquarters to the guilds, each of which had a separate entrance; the surgeons' entrance bears the inscrition "Theatrum Anatomicum". It is said that this is also where Rembrandt painted The Anatomy Lesson of Dr Joan Deyman.

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Address:

Nieuwmarkt, 1011 JP Amsterdam

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