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Unique opportunity: to ride on a 16th-century bridge

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For the work on the Noorderlijn of the Oosterweelverbinding be the last excavations at the 16th-century Kipdorpsite performed. A part of the Kipdorpbrug, the city wall and the bastion will be up on the foundations examined. The finds are this weekend free of charge.

‘The visitors get once chance to get over and under the Kipdorpbrug to walk, and the historical bastion and the city walls to watch, ” says the Antwerp alderman for Heritage Rob Van de Velde (N-VA). “After the excavation will be the contractor for the works for the tunnels to continue. The archaeological site will be incorporated in the design.”

Except pottery, clay pipe-bowls were, toys, coins and ammo have the archaeologists found there a sword of 83 inches found. Dating back to the 16th or 17th century and was probably used in the Eighty years ‘ War. Saturday the yard is open from 13 to 22 pm and Sunday from 10 to 18 hours.

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