The Kleine Trippenhuis is just 2.44m wide. It stands opposite the mansion once owned by the wealthy Trip Brothers and, so the story...
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Kloveniersburgwal 29 · interesting places nearby
After making their fortune in arms-dealing, the Trip brothers commissioned a young Dutch architect, Justus Vingboons, to build the Trippenhuis in 1660. It's a greystone mansion with eight Corinthian columns across two houses, one for each brother. In a nod to their ignoble profession, the chimneys are shaped like mortars. It's closed to the public, but worth checking out from the street.