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2 Monuments to explore in North Holland

North Holland

The province that houses the largest city and capital of Netherlands- Amsterdam.

HomomonumentWestermarkt, 1016 DV Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Homomonument is a memorial in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. It commemorates all gay men and lesbians who have been subjected to persecution because of their homosexuality. The Homomonument was designed to "inspire and support lesbians and gays in their struggle against denial, oppression and discrimination." It was the first monument in the world to commemorate gays and lesbians who were killed by the Nazis.

National Monument
National MonumentDam, 1012 JL Amsterdam, Netherlands

The National Monument on Dam Square is a 1956 cenotaph in Amsterdam, Netherlands. A national Remembrance of the Dead ceremony is held at the monument every year on 4 May to commemorate the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.

Map of Monuments to explore in North Holland