An Amsterdammertje is a pole on a sidewalk that is used to prevent unwanted parking and separates the roadway/pavement. In the days of the horse and wagon an upside down gun barrel was used. The crosses are part of the city arms and are named after the apostle St Andrew who died a martyr's death.
Some content licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 License.
© 1997–2014 Viator, Inc. 330201 All rights reserved. Viator is a registered trademark of Viator, Inc.
is a Service Mark of Viator, Inc. Travel with an Insider is a Service Mark of Viator, Inc.
Use of this website constitutes acceptance of Viator's Terms & Conditions.