Amsterdam » Shopping » Department Stores » De Bijenkorf. De Bijenkorf in Amsterdam. If you like shopping or if you just like to visit the interesting shops, the biggest Amsterdam department store, centrally located at the Dam square - De Bijenkorf (The Beehive) is not to be missed.
And the Amsterdam Diamond Centre. Such is the popularity of Dam Square that you might even have to wait for a seat at one of the many cafe's and bars. History and present of Dam Square. It was created in the 13th century when a dam was built around the river Amstel to prevent the Zuiderzee sea from flooding the city.
There are food stalls, restaurants and shops galores, including the trendy Bijenkorf and Magna Plaza. And the Amsterdam Diamond Centre. Such is the popularity of Dam Square that you might even have to wait for a seat at one of the many cafe's and bars.
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.
Shopping Streets in Amsterdam Amsterdam is an old city - almost the whole center dates from the 17th century and while towns were much smaller centuries ago and even the biggest Europe’s capitals as Paris or London had only one million inhabitants, Amsterdam kept its previous scale and remained until today a small metropolis.
The Royal Palace of Amsterdam in Amsterdam (Dutch: Koninklijk Paleis van Amsterdam or Paleis op de Dam) is one of three palaces in the Netherlands which are at the disposal of the monarch by Act of Parliament. It is situated on the west side of Dam Square in the centre of Amsterdam, opposite the War Memorial and next to the Nieuwe Kerk.