Voetboogdoelen (De Doelen) in Netherlands


Voetboogdoelen (De Doelen)
Local name Voetboogdoelen, Sint-Jorisdoelen
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Address Singel 425
Zip-code 1012 WP
Place Amsterdam
Country Netherlands

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Voetboogdoelen (De Doelen), located at Singel 425, in Amsterdam, Netherlands .


Comments / picturesThe Voetboogdoelen ("crossbowmen\'s shooting range") was a 16th-century building on the Singel canal in Amsterdam, at the corner of Heiligeweg near Koningsplein square, which served as headquarters and shooting range of the local schutterij (militia, civic guard).

Today the place is the location for the Amsterdam University Library.

1594: Count Philipp Ludwig II of Hanau-Munzenberg visited 1594 in "De Doelen", the shooting-range, where he saw a living elephant and a camel.

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Recommended Citation

Koehl, Dan (2021). Voetboogdoelen (De Doelen), Elephant Encyclopedia. Available online at https://www.elephant.se/location2.php?location_id=3035. (archived at the Wayback machine)

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