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  • Amsterdam Museum

    Amsterdam Museum

    Learn all you need to know about the Dutch capital at Amsterdam Museum. The several exhibition halls have displays on varied topics and help you get acquainted with the history, culture and life of Amsterdam. Begin your tour of the museum with a visit to Amsterdam DNA which gives you ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

    Museum Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis is a reflection of the wealth and power of its owners Albert Geelvinck and Sara Hinlopen. The museum is an erstwhile palace and the displays inside shed light on the life and times in Amsterdam in the 18th and 19th centuries. The coach house entrance of ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Ziggo Dome

    Ziggo Dome

    Ziggo Dome is a multi-purpose indoor stadium where various kinds of events are held. It has a seating capacity of 17,000 people and is particularly well-known for the music events that have been held here in the past. Some of the top music artists/bands who have performed here are Marco ...

    Cultural
  • Weeping Tower (Schreierstoren)

    Weeping Tower (Schreierstoren)

    The Schreierstoren, or the Weeping Tower, is what remains of Amsterdam’s stone city wall from the medieval (1485) era. This was the place from where Henry Hudson had set sail on his journey to discover Northern America and where the sailors’ wives were weeping to see them depart. This is ...

    Landmark Cultural
  • Hollandsche Schouwburg

    Hollandsche Schouwburg

    Hollandsche Schouwburg was originally the Artis Theatre. However, during the Second World War, the Germans converted it into a theatre only for Jews and then into a deportation place for them from where they were taken to the concentration camps. Most of the Jews (men, women and children) had to ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre

    Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre

    Also known as RAI, Amsterdam RAI is among the largest exhibition and convention centres in The Netherlands. With 11 multi-purpose halls and 22 conference rooms, Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Centre plays host to a number of trade fairs, exhibitions, conference and other events throughout the year. In addition to ...

    Cultural
  • Rembrandt All His Paintings

    Rembrandt All His Paintings

    Rembrandt All His Paintings is the place to view all works of art by him. The permanent exhibition offers an overview of the artist’s works and life with his entire collection of 325 paintings on display. What’s more, the paintings are displayed in chronological order and are in full size. ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Van Gogh Museum

    Van Gogh Museum

    Van Gogh Museum is housed within two buildings: Main Building (opened in 1973) and Exhibition Wing (opened in 1999). As the name suggests, this museum has the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings in the world. Learn about his life, works, letters and ideas and other 19th century artists ...

    Museum Cultural
  • The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

    The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

    Rijksmuseum is a Dutch National Museum with an enticing collection dedicated to arts and history. Like many other important museums of the city, this one is also situated in the Museum Square. The grandeur of the museum is reflected in the huge museum building, elegant interiors and the treasure trove ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Jewish Historical Museum

    Jewish Historical Museum

    Jewish Historical Museum or Joods Historisch Museum is dedicated to the Jews, their history, culture and religion. Housed in the Jewish Cultural Quarter, it is the only museum in country that is entirely dedicated to Jewish history. There are permanent as we well as temporary exhibitions that are held here. ...

    Museum Cultural
  • Amsterdam ArenA

    Amsterdam ArenA

    ArenA is a stadium in Amsterdam with a seating capacity of over 53,000. An interesting fact about the place is that it is the first stadium in Europe to have a retractable roof. It played host to sports events like 2013 UEFA Europa League Final and World Bowl IX and ...

    Sports Cultural
  • Rockarchive Amsterdam

    Rockarchive Amsterdam

    A classic and rare collection of rock and jazz images awaits you at Rockarchive Amsterdam. These photographs have been taken by world renowned photographers like Kevin Cummins, Dimitri Hakke, Gered Mankowitz, Jill Furmanovski, Fernando Aceves, Mick Rock, Bob Gruen, Lex van Rossen, Claude Gassian, Philip Townsend and Storm Thorgersen. The ...

    Cultural
  • Concertgebouw

    Concertgebouw

    Concertgebouw is a grand concert hall situated in Museumplein. This is the venue for The Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra and The Dutch Philharmonic Orchestra. Every year, Concertgebouw holds various musical concerts and cultural events which attract thousands of tourists and locals. While the big hall (Grote Zaal) holds around 445 events ...

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  • Royal Palace

    Royal Palace

    The Royal Palace of Amsterdam is an important historical site in the city. Originally used as a city hall for magistrates, today it is one of the three palaces at the King’s disposal and is often used for royal events. While the palace is open to the public throughout the ...

    Landmark Cultural Movie Connection
  • Portuguese Synagogue

    Portuguese Synagogue

    Also known as Esnoga, Portuguese Synagogue is one of the most important landmarks of the legacy of the Jews in Amsterdam. The construction started in 1671 and was completed by 1675. It was among the largest buildings of its time in Amsterdam. The grand architecture of the synagogue is symbolic ...

    Religious Cultural
  • Mark Raven Amsterdam Art

    Mark Raven Amsterdam Art

    Mark Raven is a Dutch artist whose works are inspired not just from Amsterdam but also a lot of other places he has visited. His works present an interesting mix of graphic and digital techniques and various calligraphic symbols. His works include etchings and mixed-media work as well as simple ...

    Cultural
  • Bimhuis

    Bimhuis

    Jazz can be best enjoyed at Bimhuis concert hall in Amsterdam. The venue hosts over 300 concerts every year. You can enjoy Dutch as well as international music at the electrifying performances that are held at Bimhuis. The concert hall has enough seating as well as standing place and is ...

    Cultural
  • 5 Days Off Amsterdam

    5 Days Off Amsterdam

    5 days Off Amsterdam is an electronic music festival where many young musicians from across the world gather and showcase their talent at different venues across Amsterdam. This festival adds to the vibrant nightlife of Amsterdam by giving the city five days of live shows, musical performances and venues pulsating ...

    Cultural
  • Tulip Festival

    Tulip Festival

    The Tulip festival is reason enough for you to visit Amsterdam in April – May. The colourful tulips in full bloom attract thousands of tourists every year who come to admire the beauty of it. Special biking, hiking, horse carriage rides and wagon tours which take you through beautiful tulips ...

    Cultural
  • Open Garden Days

    Open Garden Days

    The Open Garden Days event is organized by Museum Van Loon every June. Over 25 canal house gardens are opened to the public at this time. You can sit and enjoy tea, play games or simply lounge in the beautiful green gardens if you happen to visit Amsterdam in June. ...

    Cultural
  • Roots Festival

    Roots Festival

    Roots Festival is yet another summer festival held in the Dutch capital. It is an internationally renowned music festival that brings together artists from all over the world to showcase their musical talents.

    Date: July 3, 2014 – July 6, 2014
    Festival Website: ...

    Cultural
  • Amsterdam Film Week

    Amsterdam Film Week

    During the Amsterdam Film Week, a selection of the best movies from the year is played in cinemas and city centre clubs. Most of the films that are shown here are award winning and have been recognised at some of the most important film festivals in the world.

    Cultural