Example sentences for: oude

How can you use “oude” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The warren of streets to the left of the Beurs building, is what Amsterdammers call Oude Zijd or Old Side, and this area constituted the old warehouse district in medieval times.

  • Southeast of Oude Kerk you will walk through the small Chinese Quarter to reach Waag.

  • The main venues for major performances are the Concertgebouw near Museumplein for orchestral and chamber concerts; Muziek Theater on the banks of the Amstel, which is home to the National Ballet and also holds performances of opera; Bimhius in Oude Schans  — a Jazz/Blues venue; and the Koninklijk Theatre Carré near Magere Brug on the Amstel, which hosts musicals.

  • The canalside streets of Oudezijds Voorburgwal and Oudezijds Achterburg southwest of Oude Kerk are home to the infamous Amsterdam Red Light District, known to Amsterdammers as the Walletjes or “little walls.”

  • As its name suggests, Oude Kerk is the earliest Parish church in Amsterdam; work began on it at the start of the 13th century when Amstelredamme was only just starting as a trading town.

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