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Nemo Science Museum Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Nemo Science Museum

Nemo Science Museum When did the first electrical appliances appear in our homes? What were they? The story of technology and science is even more compelling when set against the background of the past. It’s a past you can see and touch in our special heritage collection of 17,000 artefacts in the Nemo Science Museum. The NEMO Science Museum collection shows how energy has shaped and influenced our world. NEMO has a total of approximately 17,000 artefacts in its care that tell the story of humankind and energy in its broadest sense: from the parlograph to the Walkman, from the Read More

Madame Tussaud’s Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Madame Tussaud’s

Madame Tussaud’s Imagine… meeting famous pop stars, glorious Dutch painters, and international celebrities. From past to present, Madame Tussaud’s proudly presents them all! Step back in time and witness Holland’s Golden Age. Be part of Vermeer’s’ three-dimensional paintings and visit Rembrandt in his studio. Always wanted to chat with Anthony Hopkins or stand next to Marilyn Monroe while the wind rustles her dress? Now is your chance! At Madame Tussaud’s you’ll be the closest to the stars you’ll ever get! Opening Times: open daily from 10.00 – 18.30 (entrance closes at 17.30) Book now

Romantic Horse-drawn Carriage Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Romantic Horse-drawn Carriage

Romantic Horse-drawn Carriage “Would you like to enjoy Amsterdam with an nostalgic and romantic touch? Spoil yourself, and see the sight by horse and carriage. The coachman is also your guide and while riding along the loveliest spots in Amsterdam, your guide tells you all sorts of details about the city and its history. The tour begins and ends at our regular stand at the Damsqaure (Dam) in front of the Royal Palace daily from 11am to 6pm. Ask at your hoteldesk for our special Pick-up service.” See the official website here

Hollandsche Schouwburg Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Hollandsche Schouwburg

The Hollandsche Schouwburg is a monument commemorating the Dutch Jews murdered during World War II. See the official website here

Holland Internationaal Canal Cruises and Excursions Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Holland International Canal Cruises and Excursions

Holland Internationaal Canal Cruises and Excursions Open daily from 8.30-22.00. Many options: CityTour by Boat, 1-houre Canal Cruise, Candlelight Cruise, Dinner Cruise and Ultimate Cruise. Canal Cruise Take a canal cruise in Amsterdam. Besides providing a stunning backdrop to the city’s historical centre, floating down Amsterdam’s canals is one of the most memorable ways to discover the city. Whether you’re a first-time or frequent visitor, everything in Amsterdam seems a bit more magical when viewed from a boat. See the official website here

Heineken Experience Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Heineken Experience Amsterdam

Heineken Experience Amsterdam The Heineken Experience is located in Heineken’s first brewery in Amsterdam’s city center. In 1988 the brewery was closed when it became unable to meet the high production demand. Since 1991 it has been welcoming visitors from all over the world, and now offers visitors a self-guided interactive journey through the world of Heineken. During the 90-minute visit, you’ll learn about the history of the Heineken company, the 4 natural ingredients used in making the beer, the brewing process, and the tasting room. You’ll also hear about the Heineken brand and the partnerships with UEFA Champions League Read More

Gassan Diamond Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Gassan Diamond

Gassan Diamond Amsterdam has been known as “the City of Diamonds” for over 425 years, in fact, the ´brilliant cut´ which was originated in Amsterdam is known as ´The Amsterdam cut´ in some circles. Therefore when organizing a trip to Amsterdam, diamonds should be part of your itinerary. And with a selection of themed and customised tours, a visit to Gassan Diamonds makes a dazzling addition to any itinerary. In the greenest museum quarters of Amsterdam known as “de Plantage” you will find Gassan Diamonds. This formerly steam driven diamond factory, originally build in 1879, is the oldest diamond factory Read More

Artis Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

Artis

In 2009 it was exactly 150 years ago that Artis opened its doors; it has, of course, changed considerably since then. However, the winding paths, majestic trees and the monumental historical buildings still give Artis a special, 19th century atmosphere. There are more than 8000 animals in the zoo, as well as two museums – the Zoological Museum and the Geological Museum – a very sophisticated Planetarium and a magnificent, recently renewed Aquarium. The new restaurant ‘de twee cheetahs’ overlooks the African Savannah. Is open every day from 9am to 5pm. Artis: Book now Skip the line: Book now

House of Bols Sightseeing Amsterdam Journal

House of Bols

The House of Bols is a unique interactive cocktail and Genever experience. During a self-guided tour you will discover what it takes to make a great cocktail and learn more about the history & heritage of Genever. We are located in the heart of the Museum district in Amsterdam.(right across van Gogh museum) Book now

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