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Amsterdam

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Countryside Bus Tour

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...

Local Tip

Hash, Marihuana and Hemp Museum

Local Tip It's a good idea to get the book as it has a detailed description about all the exhibits at the museum.

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Mulligans - Open Irish Session

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

2 Nov - 23 Nov

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

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

5 Nov

Every Wednesday: the Back Room session, songs and tunes, free for all to join. In the Back Room (=smoking room) more »

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

9 Nov - 30 Nov

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

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

12 Nov

Every Wednesday: the Back Room session, songs and tunes, free for all to join. In the Back Room (=smoking room) more »

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Dam Square Souvenirs

Dam Souvenirs is a premium souvenir shop in central Amsterdam with a wide range of traditional Dutch gifts, mementos and souvenirs that people of all ages (and with all budgets) can appreciate. more »

Virtual Tours

Henri Willig - Cheese & More

You'd be forgiven for thinking you're at a fancy cheese tasting party when you enter one of the six Henri Willig: Cheese & More stores in the Amsterdam city centre. more »

Amsterdam Photos

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

Rijks Museum - Amsterdam

Rijks Museum - Amsterdam

 Flower Market Tulips

Flower Market Tulips

Beurs van Berlage - Amsterdam

Beurs van Berlage - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

Amstel Kerk - Amsterdam

Amstel Kerk - Amsterdam

Flower Market - Amsterdam

Flower Market - Amsterdam

De Amsterdam - Replica Ship

De Amsterdam - Replica Ship

Theater Tuschinski

Theater Tuschinski

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