Walking through the streets of an old city, I feel the bustling activity that has taken place for centuries.
Often these old neighborhoods are still vibrant and full of life, sometimes they seem to have fallen asleep.
But almost always you see and feel the faint memories of the old times in old facades and winding streets
‘Faint memories’ is a photo in the gallery ‘Lost cities‘.
I made the photos in this small series of cityscapes early in the morning in the old city of the city of Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
This old part of the city is called ‘Benedenstad’ (Down Town), it is literally 5 to 10 meters below the adjacent city center. Winding streets with buildings of sometimes hundreds of years old, take you to the past. During the Second World War, large parts of this district were destroyed in a bombing. During the rebuilding, much attention has been paid to architecture that fits the ancient facades. As often with these types of projects, there are a lot of different opinions on how successful that has been done.
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This is a repost of a post of January 18, 2018
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