Some Interesting Shots Taken On The Streets Of Amsterdam

in photography •  11 days ago

The city of Amsterdam has a lot of special little nooks and crannies. I'm sure that some of them are only visible to the natives but as a visitor I tried to keep my eyes open to the less obvious sights.

Graffiti is prevalent in Amsterdam and I have no idea how the residents view it, whether as a crime or as a form of expressive street art. This however, was an interesting case since the building covered in graffiti is a church (or at least, I think it was a church).

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I noticed these stuffed animals up in the lamp post while walking around. I have no idea why they are there, or what tradition (if any) they represent, but I still thought they looked cool.

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Across town there are several bridges where lovers can place a love-lock representing their commitment. This is one small such location with a few locks attesting to that particular bridge's attractiveness to couples. I liked how they are not only locked to the bridge but to each other - love begets love and is relaying on it for it's strength. Poetic.

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This is for the streetphotography contest

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Nice information about Amsterdam
It was called the capital of the world in the seventies

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In the 18th century it was one of the financial capitals of the world alongside London :)

I love the graffiti, its like everyone is free to express their feelings.

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I thought so too :) It's everywhere.

Thank you very much for the virtual explorer, with great pictures.
I visited several times in Amsterdam, each time it was different,
There is something in this city, as if things are happening there but it is not clear where.

There is a problem that there is nothing to eat there, only beer cheeses and ... strange cookies

Waiting for your next tour - so take me to a cool place please : )

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Thank you for your kind words. I never found a lack of food was a problem. Interestingly enough, my two most memorable dinners were All you can eat Sushi and Indian food. It really is a cosmopolitan city :)