Albert Cuyp Market in Amsterdam The market began trading in 1904, now over 300 stalls are lining both sides of the Albert Cuyp street in the neighbourhood of De Pijp. Stalls sell everything from fruit, vegetables, cheese, fish and spices to clothes, cosmetics and bedding.
Begijnhof in Amsterdam The Begijnhof is an enclosed courtyard dating from the early 14th century. Nothing survived of the earliest dwellings, but the Begijnhof, which is cut off from Amsterdam's traffic noise, still retains a sanctified atmosphere.
Dam Square is Amsterdam's best-known square. It is a handy central location from which to explore the medieval city centre. What to see and do at the dam. It is a handy central location from which to explore the medieval city centre. What to see and do at the dam.
De Pijp (The Pipe), a residential neighborhood situated in the south part of Amsterdam, was previously home to the working class. Now, it’s one of the city’s most hip and trendy areas, bursting with cozy cafes, diverse restaurants and a lively nightlife; Quartier Latin (de Pijp) is the place to be.
The Grachtengordel (known in English as the Canal District) is a neighborhood in Amsterdam, Netherlands located in the Centrum district. The seventeenth-century canals of Amsterdam, located in the center of Amsterdam, were added to the UNESCO World Heritage List in August 2010.
The Heineken Experience is an attraction located at the Heineken's first built brewery in Amsterdam's city centre. In 1988, the brewery was closed due to the inability to meet the high demand. Nowadays, you can learn about Heineken's® heritage, brewing process, innovations, sponsorships and what it takes to serve a star in a 1.5 hour self-guided tour.
More likely, the IJ is a remnant of a northern arm of the Rhine delta. Finally, the IJ could also come from the lake Almere or Flevo. During the Roman period the IJ connected on one side with lake Flevo and the Vecht (Utrecht) and the other with the North Sea.
Joods Historisch Museum Het Joods Historisch Museum (JHM) is een fraai en toonaangevend museum, gevestigd in vier monumentale synagogen middenin het Joods Cultureel Kwartier (JCK). Er wordt een uniek beeld gegeven van het Nederlandse joodse leven in al haar facetten, toen en nu. Het museum bezit een uitgebreide multimediale collectie. Van schilderijen tot films en van gebruiksvoorwerpen tot 3D-presentaties. Daarnaast zijn er altijd een of twee tijdelijke tentoonstellingen.
The Jordaan is a neighbourhood of the city of Amsterdam, Netherlands. It is part of the borough of Amsterdam-Centrum. The area is bordered by the Singelgracht canal and the neighbourhood of Frederik Hendrikbuurt to the west; the Prinsengracht to the east; the Brouwersgracht to the north and the Leidsegracht to the south.
Leidseplein square in Amsterdam. Leidseplein is a busy square at the southern end of Amsterdam's central canal ring, almost facing the popular Vondelpark. Leidseplein translates roughly as Leiden Square, as it sits at the end of Leidsestraat which, throughout much of the history of the square, was the main road to the town of Leiden.
Uncover the rich history of this everyday item at the Museum of Bags and Purses. In a magnificent 17th-century canal house, part of the UNESCO World Heritage Canal Ring Area of Amsterdam, you will unlock the history of the bag from the Middle Ages to the present day.
The National Monument on Dam Square (Dutch: Nationaal Monument or Nationaal Monument op de Dam), Amsterdam, is a 1956 World War II monument in the Netherlands. A national Remembrance of the Dead ceremony is held at the monument every year on 4 May to commemorate the casualties of World War II and subsequent armed conflicts.
On April 30, 2013, at 2.30 pm during the special session of the Sates -General of the Dutch parliament, His Majesty King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander was inaugurated in the Amsterdam Nieuwe Kerk. In 2002 he also married Princess Máxima born in Argentina, today the Queen consort, in this beautiful church. In between coronations and weddings, the Amsterdam New Church is the venue for the temporary exhibitions on art and history.
Prinsengracht Amsterdam (Prince's Canal) Prinsengracht is the third and outermost of the three main canals of Amsterdam. Together, these three canals form the "fourth outlay" of the city, an expansion project that was started in the year 1612 and took 50 years to build.
Rembrandt House Museum, Dutch Museum het Rembrandthuis, museum in Amsterdam dedicated to the life and work of Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The Rembrandt House Museum is located in the house where Rembrandt lived from 1639 to 1658. The building was constructed in 1606–07, and Rembrandt purchased it in 1639.
Rembrandtplein square in Amsterdam. Rembrandtplein is one of the busiest squares in the city, at least when it comes to nightlife and clubbing. Originally a butter and dairy market, Rembrandtplein has long left its farm friendly origins behind and these days you are far more likely to find yourself enjoying a latte on the terrace of a café than buying milk from a farmer.
The Palace is daily open for visitors. You are welcome for a visit! Located in the heart of the Dutch capital, the magnificent Royal Palace is not only one of the Netherlands' most famous historical buildings, it is the only palace in the country that is both in active use and available for the public to visit.
Nemo is a science center in Amsterdam and one of the most popular museums in The Netherlands. Founded in 1923 as the Labour Museum, Nemo (National Center for Science and Technology) is housed since 1997 in a five-story building located in Amsterdam’s docklands.
The Spui is a square in the centre of Amsterdam, the capital of the Netherlands. The Spui was originally a body of water that formed the southern limit of the city until the 1420s, when the Singel canal was dug as an outer moat around the city. In 1882 the Spui was filled in and became the square that we know today.
National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam. Dutch: Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam. First of the big Amsterdam museums to open after their drawn out renovation – reconstructed and modernized in 2011, The Amsterdam National Maritime Museum, is located a bit off Amsterdam center, near the city old harbor.
Vondelpark in Amsterdam. Vondelpark is the largest city park in Amsterdam, and certainly the most famous park in the Netherlands, which welcomes about 10 million visitors every year. The Vondelpark is centrally placed south of Leidseplein and near Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum and Van Gogh Museum.
The Westerkerk (Dutch pronunciation: [ʋɛstərkɛrk]; English: Western Church) is a Reformed church within Dutch Protestant church in central Amsterdam, Netherlands. It lies in the most western part of the Grachtengordel neighborhood (Centrum borough), next to the Jordaan, between the Prinsengracht and Keizersgracht.