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Munt Tower (Munttoren)

Muntplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 251 4900
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Muntplein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We got to see this whilst taking a canal cruise but you can walk to it. It's has a good story about it if you take a tour boat.

Thank Lane-English
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Tower has quite a history, first a main gate of Amsterdam in 1480 then a guard house in 1618 when a severe fire occurred, then rebuilt and used to mint coins in 1700. It does stand out when you're in the area and there...More

Thank BarbieMegaTraveller
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a very busy intersection, but traffic lights make it safe to navigate. The tower is impressive upon approach, looks well maintained, and is art of the scenic appeal of walking around Amsterdam

Thank codym481
Reviewed 20 May 2017

The Munt Tower stood out to be the landmark in Amstel canal areas. It was a traditional guard tower in the past. Currently it was just a landmark in the flower market and easy for identification by the tourists to search for directions.

Thank YTCHENG
Reviewed 14 May 2017 via mobile

this tower is a total love ! just because of my first stay on Rembrant square : you wake up cause of it's awesome sounds ! it's just awesome ! great look and soooo cute sounds ✨🔥

Thank milalorelai
Reviewed 20 April 2017 via mobile

One of Amsterdam's old time entrance points, the tower and guard house stand at what used to be called Sheeps Square. Lovingly maintained, very photogenic. Very busy intersection. Watch out for traffic and pickpockets.

Thank rutgerek
Reviewed 12 November 2016 via mobile

The guide said this tower is part of the original city gates and is very old. It has 4 clicks that he says all have different times and when the bells go off it anyone's guess. It did look pretty cool and the quirky history...More

Thank LostALot22
Reviewed 2 November 2016

it is an old tower near the flower market... meant to watch ships during the old time. if you are around then check it out..

Thank SanAsh
Reviewed 14 October 2016 via mobile

Very cool old tower. You can see it from a distance all around Amsterdam. It is very close to the flower market. We didn't go in. I don't even know if that was an option. It is also under some renovation right now.

Thank Thedevelopingimage
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Mint Tower (Munttoren) is a historic structure in central Amsterdam, situated at Muntplein, where the Singel Canal pours into the Amstel River. This was originally a gate that formed part of the city. It was built in 1480. Unfortunately, the the gate was badly damaged...More

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Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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