Dam Square, Amsterdam

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    by RamSter
  • Pigeons and living statue: birds on the Dam
    Pigeons and living statue: birds on the...
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    by jgemini65
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    Strange birds on the Dam square

    by Pavlik_NL Written Dec 21, 2003

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    Pigeons and living statue: birds on the Dam

    The pigeons on the Dam square are loved and hated at the same time. The birds are simply rude from all the food they get and the fact that they are in masses and you stand alone. There are various birdfood salesmen roaming around the sqaure, making the situation only worse. The animals (rats among birds) are a plague to the cities monuments and statues, so please, think twice before feeding them even fatter then they already are. Also, watch out when they massively fly around.
    Furthermore, the Dam-square also attracts other strange birds, but they only decorate the square with their art. I'm talking about musicians, living statues and other artistic people, making a living.

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    ROYAL PALACEThe Royal Palace...

    by Xowe Written Aug 24, 2002

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    ROYAL PALACE

    The Royal Palace at the Dam, is the most important monument of Amsterdam. It was built between 1648 and 1665 by Jacob van Campen. In the beginning it was used as city hall and after King Ldewijk Napoleon renamed it as a Palace.
    A part of the palace is still in use as a residence. But visitors can take a look in the Royal kitchen. Let you guide trough the magnificent corridors, chambers and halls and feel like a princess / prince for just a second ...

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    Bring along seeds for the many...

    by RamSter Written Sep 12, 2002

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    Bring along seeds for the many friendly pigeons around town..Sure there are pigeons everywhere! But there alot less shy in Amsterdam!

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  • The doves on 'the Dam'. It's a...

    by Chantilly18 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    The doves on 'the Dam'. It's a lot of fun to feed them!!!! Just bye some seeds and you can feed them as much as you like.

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    We love to visit Dam...

    by jgemini65 Written Aug 25, 2002

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    We love to visit Dam square...and check out the street performers! Amsterdam has a unique brand of entertainment on its streets!

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