Canal Houses, Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Canal Houses, Amsterdam

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Floating Restaurant Sea Palace

Local Tip Book in advance to get a table by the water: it'll take your dining experience to a whole new level! If you're a lunch person, try the dim sum lunch that's served between noon and 4pm, you won't be...

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Torture Museum

Local Tip Look out for the small yet effective torture weapons stacked up on the walls. Some bear descriptions or grisly pictures depicting their use. One glance at them is enough to realize just how capable these...

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Caitlin Mahoney & Robin Irene Moss

Caitlin Mahoney & Robin Irene Moss

21 Aug

Caitlin & Irene are two talented female singer/songwriters on tour from the U.S.A. guitars/vocals/mandolin more »

Joe

Joe

22 Aug

Joe are a local trio of very enthusiastic musicians; they play a lively mixture of swinging hot bluegrass,covers & Americana more »

Debola

Debola

23 Aug

Debola is a new local duo, consisting of Marcel Latuperissa & Derek Debono: they play originals mixed with covers, raging from soul to upbeat pop. Often with guests musicians joining them on stage.. more »

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

24 Aug - 14 Sep

Every Sunday: Open Irish session, free for all to join. more »

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Restaurant Bridges

Restaurant Bridges features seasonal seafood delights which are prepared with a French twist more »

Virtual Tours

Gassan Dam Square

Set in the very core of Amsterdam, Gassan Dam Square is the Mecca of the city's diamond stores. From loose cut diamonds to branded jewellery and watch collections, the store is the perfect place more »

Amsterdam Photos

Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple

Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple

Munt Tower - Amsterdam

Munt Tower - Amsterdam

Carre Theatre - Amsterdam

Carre Theatre - Amsterdam

Waterlooplein Flea Market

Waterlooplein Flea Market

View of the Prisengracht

View of the Prisengracht

 Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Brouwersgracht - Amsterdam

Brouwersgracht - Amsterdam

Botanical Gardens - Amsterdam

Botanical Gardens - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

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