Hoorn, Roode Steen

This is the central square of Hoorn, a nice Dutch town not far to the north of Amsterdam. While in many respects it is a fine square, it suffers from one severe defect - there is a crown in the surface that reaches its high point near the large statue. This prevents us from seeing the bases of the houses on the far side of the square, and disembodies pedestrians walking on the far side - we cannot see their feet. The degree of curvature is very slight, but it is sufficient to damage the square. It would not be very difficult to fix.

The building in the center is about as flamboyant as the Dutch get.

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