Tilting Houses of Amsterdam

18 05 2012

Canal-side houses in Amsterdam are very charming but after a while you start noticing that the older, non-contemporary looking buildings are leaning this and that way.

How the house looks bulging is almost like a cartoon.


Crooked alignment.

You will see in the next photo that the house on right is really tilting.

Note how the street is in a straight line.

As to why this is so, I have found two different explanations…

Tilting houses

Tilting houses 2


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