Local Tip The oysters and slow-steamed sea bas in salt crust come specially recommended. Bridges is the first restaurant in The Netherlands with a Raw Bar where tartares, carpaccios and oysters are prepared right in...
Local Tip While at Zaanse Schans head for one of the working windmills here. It's such a unique experience to climb inside a working windmill with the huge sails flying over your head. Paint mill De Kat and oil mill De...
Amsterdam never fails to surprise. You could frequent its narrow, winding lanes along canal houses and waterways for years and still find something...more »
Andrew Gide, the noted French author and Nobel Prize...more »
Wondering if you can pack in the museums, the canals, the cheese, the shopping, the smoking and the entertainment that makes up the Amsterdam dream into two short days? The answer is yes! The...more »
Amsterdam is a music-lover’s delight, and residents and tourists alike flock to famous venues where music from all eras, genres and styles awaits...more »
Amsterdam Light Festival is a winter light festival for all ages. For 50 days, the historical center of Amsterdam will present a unique décor for this international light and water festival. Corresponding to the theme, ‘Building with Light’, 30 light sculptures and projections by international artists have been selected for this second... more »
On the 8th of December, the NEMO will celebrate it's ninetieth birthday. On this date it is exactly 90 years ago that the Museum of Labour, a predecessor of NEMO, was founded in Amsterdam. To celebrate this, NEMO will be open from 9am till 9pm for 90 cents on the 8th of December. more »
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