The Leidsepoort is a former city gate in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, located on what today is Leidseplein square.

It was built in 1664 after a design by the city architect Daniël Stalpaert in 1664.[1] It was torn down for traffic purposes in 1862.[2]

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  1. ^ History of the Leidseplein[permanent dead link] on Amsterdam City Archives
  2. ^ Information about the Leidsepoort on tourist website (on the history of the Leidseplein)

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