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Amsterdam

My Destination Amsterdam is your local guide to the best sights and delights of Amsterdam. A city that doubles as a living museum and constantly shifts from being quirky to elegant.
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Blue Boat Dinner Cruise

Local Tip Make sure to ask the friendly staff about the sights along the way. They are quite knowledgeable about Amsterdam so if any of the sights intrigue you they're right there to answer your questions.

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Restaurant Bridges

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...

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Mulligans - The Back Room Session

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

17 Sep

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

21 Sep - 12 Oct

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

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

24 Sep

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

28 Sep - 19 Oct

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

Videos

Mail & Female

Located on the southern end of the Nieuwe Vijzelstraat in Amsterdam, Mail and Female is an innovative sex shop for females run by females. more »

Virtual Tours

Het Grachtenhuis

Visitors to Amsterdam are bound to encounter its spellbinding ring of canals. From the three queens, the Herengracht, Prinsengracht and Kiezersgracht, reminiscent of the Dutch Golden Age, to other maj more »

Amsterdam Photos

 Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

River Amstel - Amsterdam

River Amstel - Amsterdam

Theater Tuschinski

Theater Tuschinski

Flea Market - Antiques

Flea Market - Antiques

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

De Bijenkorf - Amsterdam

De Bijenkorf - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

Rembrandtplein - Amsterdam

 Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

De Amsterdam - Replica Ship

De Amsterdam - Replica Ship

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