Kampen, Nieuwe Toren

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Nieuwe Toren

The Nieuwe Toren (New Tower) is located at the Oudestraat in the city of Kampen. This Carillon tower was built in the period between 1649-1664 partly according to a design by Philips Vingboons.

The lower brick-built part was erected by the Edam mill maker (Master carpenter) Dirck Janzn. The design for the lantern was made by Philips Vingboons, which may have originally been intended for the Town hall now the Royal Palace of Amsterdam. The construction work went through many setbacks, the work even came to a standstill during the period 1655-1660.

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WINGEGUE on May 22, 2013

A wonderful view! L Greetings Günter.

James McKinna on May 25, 2013

Some nice symmetry (is that the right word) :)) going on here Karin with the long brown grass, the road, the green grass and the river. Makes for a really good shot. Should have more Yellow star in my opinion. L-YS.


mauro1968 on May 25, 2013

Bellissima composizione con meravigliosi colori tenui, scatto magistrale, LIKE 20! Sinceri saluti, una buona domenica e sempre complimenti per la tua gallery, con amicizia ciao MAURO :-))

l-vandervegt on May 29, 2013

Prachtig! Blijft toch ook gewoon een mooie stad ....

Christos Theodorou on May 29, 2013

Very nice picture, marvelous place. Kind regards – Christos

K@rin on June 2, 2013

Thank you all for the very lovely compliments and likes, special thanks for the Fav.

best wishes to you all

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  • Uploaded on May 14, 2013
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    by K@rin
    • Taken on 2013/05/12 00:00:00