Amsterdam, Weeper's tower

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The Weeper's tower is a former bastion of the first wall of the city (1480). This semicircular tower gets its name, as it is said, from the tears which wept there the women of the sailors, come watch going away boats.
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Amsterdam, Weeper's tower

Amsterdam, Weeper's tower

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