The Oosterdok anchored in Amsterdam’s history

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This is a very special part of Amsterdam: the Oosterdok (East Dock), situated to the east of Central Station between the Eastern Islands and the Prins Hendrikkade (Prince Henry Quay). 1000 years ago, this area was completely submerged: the site where Amsterdam stands today used to be nothing more than a huge peat bog. The … Continue reading “The Oosterdok anchored in Amsterdam’s history”