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August 17, 2020

40 Fascinating Photos Capture Street Scenes of Northern Europe in 1970

Northern Europe is a loosely defined geographical region in Europe. It include the area of Europe north of the Alps (but excluding Eastern Europe).

Northern Europe in 1970

Historically, when Europe was dominated by the Roman Empire, everything not near the Mediterranean region was termed Northern European, including southern Germany, all of the Low Countries, and Austria.

These fascinating photos were taken by Roger W that show street scenes of Northern European cities as Amsterdam, Vienna, Z├╝rich, The Hague (Den Haag), and Lucerne when he made a trip to Europe in 1970.

Amsterdam Centraal Station

Amsterdam. Canal scene on Singel, the innermost semicircular canal in Amsterdam

Amsterdam. Frederiksplein

Amsterdam. Garbage barge

Amsterdam. Herengracht

Amsterdam. House pulleys (in use)

Amsterdam. Oude Zijds Achterburgwal

Amsterdam. Oude Zijds Vorburgwal

Amsterdam. Rembrandtplein

Amsterdam. The 't Swarte Schaep (The Black Sheep)

Amsterdam. The characteristic streetcars (trams) and colors of Amsterdam, near Centraal Station

Amsterdam. The Royal Palace

Amsterdam. The Waag (weigh house)

Amsterdam. Warmoesstraat

Chur. Dual Gauge track

Chur. Rhätische Bahn car

Den Haag. Binnenhof and Knights Hall

Den Haag. Mauritshuis

Lucerne and the old city walls from the viewpoint at Hotel Chateau Gütsch

Lucerne from Hotel Chateau Gütsch

Lucerne looking across Lake Lucerne (Vierwaldstättersee) to Schweizerhofquai and the Hofkirche

Rhätische Bahn looking back

Salzburg and the Salzach River

Sihlbrugg station

St. Moritz. Rhätische Bahn Locomotive

St. Moritz

Vienna looking from Kahlenberg to the center of Vienna. St. Stephen's Cathedral (Stefansdom) is at center left

Vienna. Ringstrasse and Ringturm

Vienna. St. Stephen's Cathedral

Vienna. The “Beethoven Walk”

Vienna. The Beethoven-Haus

Vienna. The Burgtheater

Vienna. The Danube River from Kahlenberg

Vienna. The Neue Hofburg

Vienna. The Schweizerhof in Hofburg

Vienna. The Schweizertor (Swiss Gate) in the Hofburg

Vienna. The Vienna State Opera

Zürich Hauptbahnhof

Zürich. The Grossmünster

Zürich. The Limmat River with the old city of Züricb. The Grossmünster is at right


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