The Homomonument: An icon of remembranceImmediately after World War
This world-renowned icon takes the shape of a triangle on the bank of the canal. Its three points are symbolic: one corner points towards the National War Memorial on Dam Square;
Designed by Amsterdam-born artist Karin Daan in 1979, Amsterdam's Homomonument (gay monument) was the first of its kind. It was commissioned by the Homomonument society and was officially unveiled in September 1987 at the Westermarkt.