Holysloot

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Oct 14 2018

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Category: Europe, Netherlands

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A one-street, dead-end village in Waterland, at 2 km from Ransdorp. Now also protected and lying within the municipal limits of Amsterdam.
With a history going back more than 700 years it already figures under the name of Hoolesloot on this historical map of Waterland from the year 1288.

Map from the year 1288 of Waterland, with Ransdorp and Holysloot, and a bit of Amsterdam in the lower left corner

Photo of the week: Holysloot, Amsterdam-Noord, Netherlands 2017

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