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Local information on this bridge states:

The Staalmeestersbrug (bridge 227) is a drawbridge in Amsterdam-Centre.

Besides bridge 226, it is the only bridge over the canal. The bridge, itself has been a municipal monument since 1995, and is surrounded by municipal and national monuments.

The bridge is a tourist attraction, but not always for the classic bridge itself. It is a bridge across Groenburgwal with an iconic view towards Zuiderkerkstoren.

Groenburgwal connects Raamgracht with Amstel.

On the painting 'Canal in Amsterdam' (1874), Claude Monet painted both the Staalmeestersbrug and the Zuiderkerkstoren.

36; f/11.0; ISO 200; 105.0 mm.