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17 Jul 2017
“Just a Curiosity, Only the exterior of the House visible”
28 Jun 2017
“French Institute”
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The house were Descartes lived in 1634 when he wrote Treatise on the Passions of the Soul.
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Westermarkt 6, 1016 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

You can view only the exterior of the house where a plaque layed in 1920 explains that Descartes lived in the building in 1634. Recommended only for philosophy diehards.

Thank Etienne F
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Maison Descartes ( it's used to called "Institut français des Pays-Bas") is a French Institute for culture and language in Amsterdam. This institute promote the education and culture exchange. The Location is next to the French consulate in Amsterdam, it's at Vijzelgracht 2A. I used...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

There is a plaque but nothing else. The plaque seems to say 1920 and I wonder if that was meant to say 1620...Highly recommended for Descartes enthusiasts.

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