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Sensi Seeds

Local Tip Entering the shop, you’ll come across plenty of posters, glass cases and even a live garden with some interesting scents. The quality at Sensi Seeds is such that for years and years now, its seeds have been...

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Het Grachtenhuis

Local Tip Het Grachtenhuis has a lovely garden too. So if you want to get some photos of the garden the sun is usually in it's best position between 14.00 and 17.00 in the afternoon.

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Mulligans - Open Irish Session

Mulligans - Open Irish Session

26 Oct - 16 Nov

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

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

Mulligans - The Back Room Session

29 Oct

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

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 »

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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 »

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Sensi Seeds

If you're headed to Amsterdam, Sensi Seeds is definitely a place to check out, even if you're not into cannabis-growing. more »

Amsterdam Photos

Amstel Kerk - Amsterdam

Amstel Kerk - Amsterdam

 Flower Market Tulips

Flower Market Tulips

Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple

Fo Guang Shan He Hua Temple

Madame Tussaud - Amsterdam

Madame Tussaud - Amsterdam

Red Light District - Amsterdam

Red Light District - Amsterdam

 Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Exploring the Amsterdam Canals

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

Albert Cuyp Market - Bicycles

Magna Plaza - Amsterdam

Magna Plaza - Amsterdam

Historical Museum - Amsterdam

Historical Museum - Amsterdam

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