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Magere Brug

Category: Sightseeing + Tours

Kerkstraat/Nieuwe Kerkstraat, Amsterdam, 1018 EM

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Amsterdam.info » Tourist attractions » Magere Brug Amsterdam, Skinny bridge
, is an Old Dutch design wooden bridge known as a double-swipe (balanced) bridge. Tradition relates that the bridge was named after the sisters Mager, who were supposed to live on opposite sides of the river. They are said to have had the wooden bridge built to make it easier to visit one another. H...
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Magere Brug / Skinny Bridge- Amsterdam, Netherlands - VirtualTourist.com
The Skinny bridge or Magere brug is one of the most beautiful bridges in the city. Locals say that the bridge was named after the Mager Sisters (mager is Dutch for skinny). These two well-to-do sisters lived on opposite sides of the river. They are said to have had the wooden bridge built to make it...
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Magere Brug | Amsterdam Sights & Activities | Fodor's Online Travel Guide
Of Amsterdam's 60-plus drawbridges, the Magere (which derives from meager in Dutch) is the most famous. It was purportedly built in 1672 by two sisters living on opposite sides of the Amstel, who wanted an efficient way of sharing that grandes...
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Magere Brug, Amsterdam, Netherlands : Reviews of Magere Brug - Yahoo! Travel
In 1671 a small footbridge was built across the river Amstel. The bridge was made of wood and it could be raised. In the beginning the bridge was called the 'chick...
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