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Old September 23rd, 2008, 07:28 PM   #1
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The city of Leeuwarden from a skyscraper (De achmeatoren)

Leeuwarden is the capital of the province of Friesland. The province lies in the north of the Netherlands.



Facts:
The city of Leeuwarden counts about 100.000 inhabitants.
The Achmeatoren is 115 meters high and is counts 26 floors.
The construction of the tower begun in 1999 en finished in 2002.



A few weeks ago from the topfloor of the tallest skyscraper of Leeuwarden:

This is the tower from a narrow street in the citycentre of Leeuwarden:




The view from the topfloor:

To the northeast


In the foreground the historical city center, in the back the northern suburbs with a highrisearea.


Some towerblocks






Another tall building the averotoren, this is a 18 storiebuilding and is 77 meter high.



View to the south


Southern residential areas


Bycicles near the main trainstation


A new residentialblock, and new suburbs on the background


Back on earth


The Averotoren again


The Achmeatoren from the trainstation


Thanks for watching.

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