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Anne Frank

Anne Frank House

Anne’s Diary At the Anne Frank House you can visit the hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary during World War Two. Quotations from the diary, historical documents, photographs, film images and original objects that belonged to those in hiding and the helpers illustrate the events that took place at this location. Anne’s Diary Anne’s original diary and other notebooks are on display in the museum. In addition to the historic rooms, where the history of Anne Frank is central, there are other exhibitions in the museum. To avoid crowds we advice you to visit the museum in the Read More

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Van Gogh Museum

The collection section is organized into three parts, featuring the work of Vincent van Gogh , the work of other (contemporary) artists and the history of the museum collection. Just like in the museum, his work is organized chronologically into five periods, each representing a different phase of his life and work: The Netherlands, Antwerp, Paris, Arles, Saint-Rémy and Auvers-sur-Oise. Permanent Works by Van Gogh and other 19th-century artists (Cézanne, Gauguin, Manet, Monet, Redon, Vuillard, Alma-Tadema, Puvis de Chavannes, Rodin, Picasso, de Toulouse-Lautrec, Pissarro and others). Book now See the official website here

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Blue Boat Company

Welcome at Blue Boat Company! Our luxurious boats are ready to guide you through Amsterdam’s many canals. Our canals have been awarded UNESCO’s World Heritage status and taking this 75-minute City Canal Cruise will reveal why. Passing all of the city’s highlights, this is simply the most relaxing and fun way to see the city. Our boats sail 365 days a year. In summer we open our roofs so you can enjoy the sun and a little breeze goes through the boat – in winter we turn on the central heating for you. Or take our Evening Cruise and explore Read More

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Cheese & More by Henri Willig

In het heart of Amsterdam you will find “De Proefzolder”- Cheese Tasting by Henri Willig. Here you can experience the traditional cheese making process in an authentic cheese factory atmosphere. With the aid of our multilingual guides and a short film you will discover the traditional cheese making process. You can sample cheese for yourself. Try the taste sensations of the various quality cheeses over a glass of wine or beer. A fun and tasteful experience for only € 9,95 p.p. The tasting takes place at 4.00 pm every day and on Fridays and during the weekend also at 2.00 Read More

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Up on the roof at NEMO

Up on the roof at NEMO The roof of the NEMO building is the highest city square in the Netherlands. There you can find the open-air exhibition Energetica, a large terrace and a restaurant, all with beautiful views of the city of Amsterdam. When NEMO architect Renzo Piano designed the roof, his aim was to create a real piazza (city square). He thought that interaction should be an important element of the piazza, with full scope for the interplay between man and the elements. There certainly is every opportunity for interaction. You can find out about the sun, wind and Read More

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Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Brings you close to the most unbelievable and amazing exhibits around the world. Enjoy a full experience behind the doors in Amsterdam and see the world through our eyes. Experience two amazingly unique attractions on 5 incredible floors. Odditorium in Dam Square is a “must see” when you visit Amsterdam! Feel like you’re in the movie when you ride Ripley’s 5D Moving Theatre! Plus a lounge on our top floor where you can enjoy a view of the Square. Don’t forget to check out Mr. Ripley’s Boat and enjoy the shooting gallery while you’re here! Read More

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Diamond Museum

Diamonf Museum A visit to the Diamond Museum Amsterdam sends you to a journey that starts 200 kilometres below, the surface of the earth’s crust. There you will learn how diamonds are formed through a process, of billions of years to their final shape we all know and love. But it doesn’t stop there because at our museum you can see actual diamond cutters and goldsmiths turning these precious stones into the most beautiful jewelry. We are located in the heart of Amsterdam next to the famous Museum Square between the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. Diamond Workshop We Read More

Coster Diamonds Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Coster Diamonds

Royal Coster Diamonds, 175 years of craftsmanship The world’s most trusted diamond factory has a rich and compelling history. In our diamond facts section, we discuss some remarkable facts about diamonds in general or about the legacy of Coster Diamonds. Today we discuss the subtitle of our famous logo: Since 1840. Coster Diamonds was actually founded before that date, but we just can’t proof it. Coster Diamonds,royal partner From the 7th of july you can get Royal Diamonds in Amsterdam at Royal Coster. It pleased His Majesty King Willem-Alexander of The Netherlands to bestow the Royal Title upon Coster Diamonds. Read More

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15 Leukste Aanmeerlocaties Amsterdam

Roest Deze creatieve vrijhaven op het Oostenburgereiland heeft het enige – en misschien wel het leukste – stadsstrand van Amsterdam, waar je ook nog je boot kunt aanleggen. Geniet op de kavel met een lekker biertje in je hand van de zon, speel een potje beachvolleybal, en scoor wat snacks in het café die je ook prima in je eigen bootje kunt verorberen. Roest, Jacob Bontiusplaats 1 Castell Bij deze stek in hartje Amsterdam kun je aanmeren met je boot om vervolgens de heerlijkste barbecuegerechten te eten. Bestel vleesgerechten met een Zuid-Amerikaans tintje zoals de beroemde spareribs, een malse dikbilsteak, Read More

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Omniversum

With a screen that spans a massive 36 metres wide x 18 metres high Omniversum is the biggest theatre in The Netherlands. But visiting Omniversum goes beyond just seeing a movie on a huge screen. The size of the screen combines with a set of revolutionary projection systems, customised theatre geometry and 8,000 watts of digital surround sound to deliver the ultimate movie going experience. Don’t just watch the movie, become part of it! See the official website here

De Bazaar sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

De Bazaa

De Bazaar is the biggest indoor market of Europe! Welcome in the world of De Bazaar. A melting pot of cultures and a unique range of products and services. You can experience a visit of a souk at Marrakech and a while later you can drink a beer and eat a bitterbal at a café which is typical for Amsterdam! Luxurious food in Mihrab and an amazing range of herbs and spices at the Spices Plaza at Oriental Market. You can find baby clothes or affordable fashion, shoes, bags, you name it! 24 Carat gold you can find at Goudsouk Read More

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Het Rembrandthuis

Het Rembrandthuis In the Rembrandthuis, Rembrandt lived and worked in this beautiful and monumental house between 1639 and 1658. Based on an inventory of the time, the house has been redecorated with furniture, art and objects dating from the 17th century. In the Rembrandt House there are daily demonstrations of etching and paint preperation that show you the way he worked in that period of time. On top of that, there is a continual workshop that is offered at no additional cost, giving you the opportunity to do your own etching in Rembrandt’s student studio (Leerlingenatelier). The Rembrandt House owns Read More

Vincentre Museum Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Vincentre Museum

Vincentre Museum Gogh Village Nuenen You can’t get closer to Van Gogh In Nuenen you can walk where Vincent once walked, and still see what Vincent once saw. You can experience in real life the lovely and unique locations he painted. Vincent van Gogh lived for two years in Nuenen. During his stay he produced almost 25% of his total work and produced his first world-famous painting the “Potato Eaters” There are still 22 Van Gogh locations in Nuenen, the village is a real outdoor museum about Vincent van Gogh! What makes it so special is that you can see Read More

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The Jewish Cultural Quarter

ONE TICKET FOUR LOCATIONS THE JEWISH CULTURAL QUARTER in the heart of Amsterdam Beautiful synagogues, striking buildings and impressive monuments colour the streets of Amsterdam’s Jewish Cultural Quarter. Stroll through this area and visit the intriguing Jewish Historical Museum with it’s fascinating JHM Children’s Museum, the imposing Portuguese Synagogue, and moving National Holocaust Memorial. Four cultural institutions accessible with a single ticket. Book now

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Galerie Rob Koudijs

Galerie Rob Koudijs is a 100 square meter exhibition space located in the gallery district in the centre of Amsterdam (included in the UNESCO World Heritage List). The gallery specialises in contemporary art jewellery which communicates ideas, has sculptural qualities and an innovative use of materials. The gallery represents a group of jewellery artists who produce work challenging the borders of the applied and the fine arts. As these artists come from all corners of the globe, the latest international developments are on display in regular solo shows and in the stock presentation of the gallery. As well as showing Read More

The Zaanse Schans Sighseeing Amsterdam Journal

De Zaanse Schans

Visit the wooden shoe workshop at De Zaanse Schans! See the clog makers at work in the workshop and learn about the history of wooden shoes in the museum – admission is free! We have the largest wooden shoe inventory in all sizes and colours! Be sure to try some on and experience what it feels like to walk on wood! Making a picture in the giant wooden shoe will complete your visit! From Amsterdam CS by bus (Bus 391) or train (station Koog-Zaandijk) in only 15 minutes. Open daily, all year round! Book now

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City Diamonds

Located right in the heart of Amsterdam’s city center, City Diamonds was founded in 1985. We design, manufacture and sell diamond jewelry and are representatives of many international well-known watch brands. Our family has been cutting and polishing diamonds for generations. Loose diamonds are our specialty. We can offer you various shapes, colors and qualities at best possible prices. Always accompanied by international certificates. We are looking forward to welcome you. City Diamonds large collection of loose, certified diamonds all diamonds directly from our City-Factory at best prices dree gift with every purchase See the official website here

Kaasboerderij de Catharina Hoeve Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

The Catharina Hoeve cheese farm

Do you want to experience the real Holland? Then visit the Kaasboerderij de Catharina Hoeve at the Zaanse Schans. In this authentic 17th century farm you learn about the different stages of cheese production. Our staff wearing traditional costumes invites you to taste our delicious cheeses of own production. The farm shop has all these cheeses for sale as well as typical Dutch sweets and souvenirs. We are looking forward to welcoming you at the Catharina Hoeve. The entrance is free. The Catharina Hoeve is open daily See the official website here

De Oude Kerk Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

De Oude Kerk

De Oude Kerk, oldest church in Amsterdam, is now a centre of cultural activities in the heart of the old town centre. The beautiful light through the high windows, the medieval church furnishing, gravestones (such as Saskia van Uylenburgh’s, Rembrandts first wife) and the magnificent painted wooden vaults, create a unique atmosphere and give away something of the buildings’ unique history. The Oude Kerk was built in different phases and ages and has a total surface area of 4000 m2. There are two organs: a transept organ (1658) and the well-known Vater-Müller organ (1724/1738), nowadays both used for concerts. In Read More

De Nieuwe Kerk Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

De Nieuwe Kerk

De Nieuwe Kerk is famous for its beautiful exhibitions. In 1998 it had almost half a million visitors, making it one of the top three most popular exhibition locations in the Netherlands. The Nieuwe Kerk has become famous for its exhibitions presenting the cultural treasures of distant lands, and revealing the religious beliefs of other civilisations. This historic building stands at the heart of Amsterdam, next door to the Royal Palace. The building itself is well worth a visit. One of the oldest churches in Amsterdam, it is also used for the inauguration ceremony for the Dutch monarchs. In 1980, Read More

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