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Deep Purplestraat

Deep Purplestraat street sign

I’ll see your Highway Star hotel and raise you a Purple street, says Rudie Rutjes. In the town of Lent, which is just north of Nijmegen in The Netherlands, there is a new neigbourhood with streets named after rock bands. And there it is — tucked neatly between Pink Floydstraat and Queenstraat — the venerable Deep Purplestraat.

Other places of interest discovered after some idle googling:

Ah, well… I need to get a life 😉



8 Comments to “Deep Purplestraat”:

  1. 1
    Michel De Pourcq says:

    and also in Holland, in Wij Bij Duurstede, they have a women-clothes store called “Deep Purple (I do have a picture of it)

  2. 2
    al says:

    and that is what the band is all about …not the hall of shame!

  3. 3
    Sammy Romeo says:

    How cool is that? We need one in my hometown!!!

  4. 4
    Bruce Pedersen says:

    There is a Blackmore Rd.out on route 20 in Perry Ohio!

  5. 5
    Andrew Butler says:

    There’s also a Coverdale Road in Shepards Bush, London..

  6. 6
    Robert Daems says:

    Don’t you all want to live there?

    Funny that there’s no Led Zeppelin street, nor a Black Sabbath street. So who is the most influential rock band now?

  7. 7
    Juraj says:

    I envy you so much.It is cool.

  8. 8
    Nigel Young says:

    Some of the photos that I took last Saturday afternoon in Deep Purplestraat:
    https://www.facebook.com/nigel.young1/media_set?set=a.10152883772030908.1073741843.734695907&type=3

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