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Wouldn’t it be nice if, before you even set foot in Amsterdam, The Hague, Paris or Antwerp, you could already count on your trusted local connections for the best insider tips?
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For the Curious

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Dutch gable stones: the story behind the facade

Street numbers and postal addresses are a modern thing. Although it may be hard for us to imagine life before them, we have to thank their delayed appearance in history for the existence of the beautiful gable stones that decorate the facades of Dutch historical centres.