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Morspoort

Morsstraat 40, 2312 BM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Western gate to the city

Leiden is loaded with picturesque landmarks. This one consists of an old bridge and an eight-sided... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
beachstone2c
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Helsinki, Finland
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Attractive city gate

Passage to the city, which this gate could have been there as the entrance to the old walled city... read more

Reviewed 27 September 2017
MijnlieverdFH
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Amsterdam
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11 Oct 2017
“Western gate to the city”
20 Aug 2017
“Nice entry to the old city”
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Morsstraat 40, 2312 BM, Leiden, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Leiden is loaded with picturesque landmarks. This one consists of an old bridge and an eight-sided dome. Somebody mentioned Morspoort is a national landmark - couldn’t find a confirmation for it but it’s easy to believe it is. Morspoort is not exceptionally big or colorful...More

Thank beachstone2c
Reviewed 27 September 2017

Passage to the city, which this gate could have been there as the entrance to the old walled city. There were some toys i handed restaurant in this area and walking distance to the Leiden Central

Thank MijnlieverdFH
Reviewed 22 August 2017

This is one of the few relics of the old wall in Leiden and it is nice to see. Good place to walk to and then select one of the restaurants nearby. Bonus: a memorial to Marinus van der Lubbe, accused and executed by the...More

Thank Hagar08540
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

This is easy to get to if you are visiting the old city and the gate and bridge are worth the visit.

Thank Leeanne G
Reviewed 17 July 2017

Beautiful entry gate from the 1600s. I took this photo at 1700 hours in mid-July to get the sun in the right position.

Thank John16752024
Reviewed 9 May 2017

There is not much to see here despite its historical significance. We noticed a small hotel nearby, a playground and the Molen de Put. Worth a quick stop for a photo. This section of Leiden is very charming with its small picturesque alleyways, museums, churches...More

Thank Dushi-NY
Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

The Morspoort is a gate that gives access to the old city of Leiden from the southwest side. Straight behind it is the Morsstraat with many nice bars and restaurants. Straight next to it is a boutique hotel in an historic building.

Thank Hermes_NL
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Morspoort is interesting to see and walk past, but it is simply a historic gate. After a few minutes looking at the gate, you are ready to continue your walk.

Thank bob_mu_grad
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Impressive gate on the way to see one of the two famous windmill of the city. Majestic in the structure and very colorful, I consider it as one of the symbols of this nice city.

Thank Davide G
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Very pretty place to see, [art of the old gates of the city of leiden. All part of one of the most beautiful cities in the Netherlands.

Thank pip12uk
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