Sunday, May 31, 2009

Weigh house


The Waag (weigh house) has been built in 1667 and is located across from the City Hall, this building was used for weighing goods to levy taxes. It now is a national monument. The white relief you see is a replacement of the original which started to crack.


The weighing house in it's surrounding...

6 comments:

White Oleander said...

Will they paint the replacement to another colour?

m_m said...

Very unique and beautiful! The surrounding also is wonderful! I would like to walk there:)

B Squared said...

Taxes! They lifeblood of any government and politician.

Lois said...

Such beautiful architecture!

Cezar and Léia said...

What a wonderful sunny day!
Fabulous captures, this building is very interesting.Your city is very beautiful Marcel!
Léia

Frank said...

Your entire town seems magical and of another time. Thanks so much for sharing with us.