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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
  • Bridge of 15 Bridges

    Bridge of 15 Bridges

    If you wish to enjoy the most beautiful views of the city of Amsterdam, Bridge of 15 Bridges is the place to head to. This is, in fact, among the top attractions of the Dutch capital. It is the only point in the city from where you can witness the ...

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    Pearls of Europe 2019 (Group Package)

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    Pearls of Europe 2019 (Group Package) - Without Air

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    Highlights of Europe 19N20D (MLS AND ED)

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  • Herengracht


    Herengracht is the most important canal in the city. From the 17th century till today, the area surrounding the canal is considered to be very posh and prestigious, with the most influential people having homes here. This canal is an excellent way to experience the old world charm that Amsterdam ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Singel


    Singel is a canal ring that encircled the city of Amsterdam in the medieval ages. It consists of a network of canals that were symbolic of Amsterdam for a very long time, until Amsterdam expanded beyond the Singel in 1585. There are many prominent landmarks of Amsterdam that lie along ...

  • Zeedijk


    Running between Prins Hendrikkade and Nieuwmarkt, Zeedijk is a street in Chinatown in Amsterdam and boasts of many small restaurants, eateries, bars and lounges. Zeedijk is also one of the oldest and liveliest streets in the city. Among the many eateries here, Nam Kee is a popular one courtesy its ...

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  • Olympic Stadium Amsterdam

    Olympic Stadium Amsterdam

    Built for the 1928 Summer Olympics in Amsterdam, Olympic Stadium is a beautiful example of Amsterdamse School architecture and was designed by the renowned architect Jan Wils. It is a preferred venue for sporting, cultural and entertainment events in the city. In addition to the Olympic Games, some other important ...

  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Nieuwmarkt


    Nieuwmarkt is a district in Amsterdam known for its vibrant markets and happening nightlife scene. Located in the old city centre, it has been the commercial and socializing hub in the city since the 17th century. Nieuwmarkt is full of life at all times of the day. During the daytime, ...

  • Magere Brug

    Magere Brug

    Built in an old Dutch style, the bridge over River Amstel is known as Magere Brug and connects Keizersgracht and Prinsengracht. It is, without doubt, one of the most beautiful structures in Amsterdam. The illuminated bridge at night makes for a wonderful sight and is a popular spot if you ...

  • Het Grachtenhuis

    Het Grachtenhuis

    Het Grachtenhuis, better known as the Canal House, is located in a charming canalside house in the Dutch capital. A visit to this museum is a great way to start your sightseeing tour of the city and to get acquainted with the 17th century canal ring system of Amsterdam. The ...

  • The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

    The Resistance Museum (Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum)

    Easily accessible, the Resistance Museum is also known as Amsterdams Verzetsmuseum. It records the history of Amsterdam and how the life of the locals was affected during the German occupation at the time of the Second World War. It reconstructs the neighbourhoods and streets of Amsterdam as they were during ...

  • 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
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    Amsterdam Pipe Museum

    A visit to Amsterdam Pipe Museum is a must for pipe addicts and history buffs. The Pipe Museum, or Pijpenkabinet, was started by Don Duco with his personal collection of pipes. However, the museum grew to become one of the most significant museums of its kind over the years. The ...

  • 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 ...

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  • EYE Film Institute Netherlands

    EYE Film Institute Netherlands

    Movie buffs are in for a treat at EYE Film Institute. Established in 1952, it houses a remarkable collection of films from across the world, covering the entire history of cinema. Expect no less than 46,000 movie titles, 35,000 posters and 45,000 stills from films at this archival gallery. What’s ...

  • Rembrandtplein


    Rembrandtplein or Rembrandt Square is located in Central Amsterdam and is named after the famous artist Rembrandt van Rijn. The Dutch painter’s statue stands in the middle of the square. One of the busiest spots in the city, Rembrandtplein is a great place to stop by for relaxation while touring ...

  • Dam Square

    Dam Square

    Day or night, Dam Square is full of life and energy at all times of the day. Truly the heart of Amsterdam, this town square is home to many prominent landmarks and notable buildings in the city. The Royal Palace, Nieuwe Kerk, Madame Tussauds Museum and War Memorial are some ...

  • The Amstel

    The Amstel

    The Amstel is a river which runs through the city of Amsterdam. Amstel River countryside is something you must explore on your trip to the Netherlands. Biking is a popular activity in the area and is a good way to witness the beauty of the green fields, grazing cows, country ...

  • Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)

    Anne Frank House (Anne Frankhuis)

    Whether you are a history buff or a bibliophile, there are reasons enough for you to visit this specialty museum and a major landmark in the Dutch capital. History lovers come here to witness displays on the life, times and suffering of the Jews during the Second World War. The ...

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  • Sint Nicolaaskerk

    Sint Nicolaaskerk

    Sint Nicolaaskerk, better known as Basilica of St. Nicholas, is the main Catholic church in Amsterdam. Located opposite the Central Station, this Roman Catholic church was built between the years 1884 and 1887 and restored in a very beautiful manner in 1999. While services in Dutch are held here every ...

  • GlowGolf Amsterdam

    GlowGolf Amsterdam

    All your dreams of playing golf will come true at GlowGolf in Amsterdam. It greets you a well-maintained golf course with bright neon and fluorescent lighting. GlowGolf has a lot of fun-filled experiences in store for people of all ages. True to its name, GlowGolf offers an experience of playing ...

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  • Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

    Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

    Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder is also known as Amstelkring Museum Our Lord in the Attic Chapel. A visit to Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder, meaning Our Dear Lord in the Attic, cannot be missed on your trip to Amsterdam. It is a secret church situated inside the ...

  • The Jordaan

    The Jordaan

    Jordaan is a shopping and dining hub in Greenwich Village in Amsterdam. It has emerged from a working-class locality to one of the high-end and upscale neighbourhoods in the city of Amsterdam. What draws thousands of people to this neighbourhood is the fact that it’s narrow alleys are lined with ...

  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum

    Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum

    Situated near the city old harbor, Het Scheepvaartmuseum National Maritime Museum is the place to know about the maritime history of the region. The building of the museum was recently renovated but dates back to 1656 and is built on an artificial island in the Amsterdam harbour. Life-size and miniature ...

  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

    Museum Het Rembrandthuis (Rembrandt House)

    On your trip to Amsterdam, you must not miss a visit to the famous artist Rembrandt’s home. Situated right behind Red Light District is the house that Rembrandt owned and lived in. The rooms in the house have the antique furniture and other belongings carefully placed and preserved for visitors ...

  • 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 ...

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  • West Church Westerkerk

    West Church Westerkerk

    Westerkerk was built in the 17th century and is the biggest church in Amsterdam. The West Church is the most significant place for Protestants in the country. Over the years, Westerkerk Tower has come to be known as an important landmark in the city. It is 275 feet high and ...

  • 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
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Museum Willet-Holthuysen

    Want to know how life was like in a stylish canal house? Head to Museum Willet-Holthuysen and be prepared to be charmed by the antique displays here. Abraham Willet and Louisa Holthuysen along with the Society Lady, Cook, Servant, Maidservant and Coachmen lived in this house in the 19th century. ...

  • Foam Photography Museum

    Foam Photography Museum

    Like many other attractions in the Dutch capital, Foam Photography Museum is also situated within a quaint canal house. The museum displays photographs by renowned as well as upcoming artists on a rotational basis. This rotation of display takes place every 2-4 months. Apart from this, there are exhibits on ...

  • 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
  • Botanical Garden Hortus Botanicus

    Botanical Garden Hortus Botanicus

    Amsterdam greets you with one of the oldest botanical gardens not only in the country but in the world. Hortus Botanicus boasts of over 6000 species of flora which make for a very attractive sight. Semicircle Systematic Garden, The Evolution Route and The Tree Route are highlights of any visit ...

  • Vondelpark


    Covering an area of 47 hectares, Vondelpark is the largest city park and a favourite among tourists and locals alike. Basking in the sun, jogging, biking, roller-skating, dog-walking, bird watching or simply lazing around – these are some of the things you can do here. During summers, a lot of ...

    Park/Garden For Kids
  • 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 ...

  • Museum Van Loon

    Museum Van Loon

    Museum Van Loon is a private residence owned by the Van Loon family. Built in 1672, it enjoys a prime location in Amsterdam canal district. Be prepared to be charmed by the splendours of this magnificent home. Everything from the interiors to the furniture and ornaments will fascinate you. The ...

  • Museumplein


    Museumplein or Museum Square is a public square in Amsterdam. As the name suggests, it is home to three important museums in the city - Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, and Stedelijk Museum. The grand concert hall Concertgebouw also stands here. In addition to these landmarks, the square is also a ...

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  • 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 ...

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  • The Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum

    The Stedelijk Museum is a great place to visit for art lovers. It is world renowned for its collection of modern art. The innovative and interesting paintings in this museum make it one of the richest art museums in the world. The collection includes artwork by famous artists like Casimir ...

  • Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

    Central Library (Openbare Bibliotheek)

    Not all libraries double up as tourist attractions but this one definitely does. Centrally located, Openbare Bibliotheek is an ideal place for relaxation for locals and tourists alike. With an area of 28,000 square meters, it enjoys the status of being the largest library in Europe with a collection that ...

  • Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

    Leiden Square (Leidseplein)

    Leiden Square or Leidseplein is Amsterdam’s most lively and busy public squares. The square is alive with hundreds of bars, cafés and pubs and the freestyle jazz performers who display their talent all through the day. Wait for the sun to set and watch Leidseplein turn into a happening nightlife ...

  • The Amsterdam Dungeon

    The Amsterdam Dungeon

    Amsterdam Dungeon gives you an opportunity to learn all about the history of the place in an adventurous way. A medieval lift takes you into the dark chambers where murky displays on history await you. A guided tour of Amsterdam Dungeon takes 1 hour and 20 minutes and is the ...

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  • De Poezenboot

    De Poezenboot

    Cat lovers are in for a treat at De Poezenboot. This one-of-its-kind floating cat shelter is renowned worldwide for its novelty and uniqueness. Put simply, it is a shelter for cats that is run by a non-profit organization and is home to many homeless cats and kittens. You can come ...

  • Science Center NEMO

    Science Center NEMO

    The state-of-the-art green copper building of Science Center NEMO is a reflection of what it has in store for you inside. Educational exhibits, interesting interactive displays and computer simulations are spread across the 4 floors of this building. Learning for all ages and in a fun environment is all that ...

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  • Tropenmuseum


    The arts and artefacts at Tropenmuseum have very deep meanings and tell tales of different cultures, places and people. The permanent exhibitions here document how art and culture have developed over the years in various regions across the world. While Africa south of the Sahara exhibition paints a ...

  • Hermitage Amsterdam

    Hermitage Amsterdam

    Hermitage Amsterdam is a branch of the world famous Hermitage Museum of Saint Petersburg. Located in Amstelhof, an old monumental building, the museum has stunning art collections on display in rotational basis. These collections are imported from Saint Petersburg for the duration of the respective exhibitions. ...

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  • Artis Zoo

    Artis Zoo

    Over 175 years old, Artis Zoo is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands and also among the oldest in Europe. Artis Zoo is home to over 700 species of fauna and 200 species of flora. It is divided into various sections including the zoo, aquarium, botanical garden, planetarium and zoological ...

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  • Haarlemmerstraat


    Haarlemmerstraat is a neighbourhood dotted with countless attractions for tourists and locals alike. There are stylish boutiques, specialty stores, trendy salons and a number of café and restaurants to top the list. From humble and cosy dining venues to happening drinking spots, there’s everything to keep you busy in this ...

  • Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

    Emperor's Canal (Keizersgracht)

    One of the main canals of Amsterdam, Emperor's Canal has been named after Emperor Maximilian of Austria. With a width of 31 meters, it is the widest canal in the inner city. Summers are a good time for sailing on this canal and in winters, when it freezes, it becomes ...

  • Amsterdamse Bos

    Amsterdamse Bos

    Amsterdamse Bos is a beautiful large park in the Dutch capital. The green fields of the park are ideal for walking, running, biking, horse riding or lounging for hours together without doing anything much. It is also a very popular camping site among both tourists and locals.


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  • Electric Ladyland - The First Museum of Fluorescent Art

    Electric Ladyland - The First Museum of Fluorescent Art

    Electric Ladyland is the first and only museum of fluorescent art in the world. This one-of-a-kind attraction is an absolute must on your trip to Amsterdam. Started by an American artist Nick Padalino and christened after Jimmy Hendrix’s album from 1968, this museum has a rare collection of everything that’s ...

  • 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 ...

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  • 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 ...

  • Museum Het Schip

    Museum Het Schip

    Museum Het Schip is the museum of a style of architecture called Amsterdam School. The exhibitions here feature various displays on the history and progression of this unique style of architecture. There are a number of permanent exhibitions which highlight various aspects of the same. The exhibition on Expositie Expressive ...

  • Madam Tussauds Amsterdam

    Madam Tussauds Amsterdam

    Strike a pose next to your favourite sports heroes, celebrities, musicians, political leaders and more as you visit Madam Tussauds Wax Museum in Amsterdam. The museum is divided into various sections which have wax statues of people from different walks of life. It is a very popular attraction for both ...

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  • Begijnhof


    Begijnhof is the oldest courtyard in Amsterdam and is home to many historic buildings and important centres. There are beautifully built tiny houses that surround the manicured gardens and well-kept courtyard. While you are here, don’t miss Het Houten Huis, Amsterdam’s oldest house. Two other significant buildings here are ...

  • Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje)

    Museum of Bags and Purses (Tassenmuseum Hendrikje)

    Trunks, carrybags, puches, cases, suitcases and everything else that falls into the category of bags and purses can be found at the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam. The collection here dates back to the 16ht century. The largest museum of its kind in the world, it features over ...

  • Brouwersgracht


    Situated on the northern border of the canal ring, Brouwersgracht is, without doubt, the prettiest canal in Amsterdam. Known for its picturesque bridges and the houseboats which line the canal, it offers many beautiful photo opportunities to visitors in Amsterdam. Stand by the canal to take in the true feel ...

  • Amstelpark


    Amstelpark offers an exceptional experience to all its visitors. It is home to several beautiful gardens, interesting attractions for children, a mini-golf area, restaurant and bar. Attractions for kids include train rides through the park, pony rides, mazes and cattle farms. It is also a great picnic spot when ...

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  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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. ...

  • 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
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  • 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.