The Leidsepoort in 1787

The Leidsepoort is a former landmark city gate in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, formerly located at what today is the Leidseplein.

It was built in 1664 after a design by the city architect Daniël Stalpaert in 1664.[1] It was torn down for traffic purposes in 1862.


  1. History of the Leidseplein on Amsterdam City Archives
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Coordinates: 52°21′51″N 4°52′59″E / 52.364242°N 4.882978°E / 52.364242; 4.882978

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