architecture

Amsterdam architecture varies wildly but is always distinctive. The city’s most notable icons are its canal-side properties, evolving since the 17th century. But this creative city showcases some impressive modern architecture, too, from the glass towers of the Zuidas to Science Center NEMO and the transformation of the Overhoeks Tower by the River IJ.

Towers of Amsterdam

Amsterdam may not be known for its skyscrapers, but there are a few notable landmarks that soar high above the city's low rise skyline. Here's our gui...

Architecture

Amsterdam is best known for its luxurious canal houses and charming gabled facades, but the city has enough architectural treasures to keep design lov...

Architecture Day Amsterdam

Prins Hendrikkade 600
1011 VX AMSTERDAM
Dag van de Architectuur Amsterdam
19/06/2020 - 21/06/2020
During the annual Architecture Day you can experience some of the city's architectural highlights via tours and special events.
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Open Monuments Day Amsterdam

Diverse locaties/various locations
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Diverse locaties/various locations in Amsterdam
14/09/2019 - 15/09/2019
The Open Monuments Day Amsterdam annually explore and celebrate the city’s rich history by casting open the doors of important bui...

Architecture Talk & Walk

Prins Hendrikkade 600
1011 VX AMSTERDAM
ARCAM - Architectuurcentrum Amsterdam
09/08/2019 - 25/10/2019
How did the Amsterdam canals come about? Which areas of the harbour were transformed in the 90s? Who is H.P. Berlage? Where are th...

Guided tour 'Treasures of Social Housing'

Oostzaanstraat 45
1013 WG AMSTERDAM
Museum Het Schip
03/08/2019 - 31/12/2020
'Treasues of Social Housing' guides you through the famous Spaarndammer district. During the tour, one of our enthousiastic guides...

Park Frankendael

Middenweg 72
1097 BS AMSTERDAM
Frankendael is Amsterdam’s only remaining 17th-century country estate. The romantic park has two historic gardens - a period garde...

Bar Restaurant Pompstation

Zeeburgerdijk 52
1094 AE AMSTERDAM
Pompstation might sound odd, but it actually is a hip restaurant located in an old industrial water-pumping station in the east of...

Bistro Berlage

Beursplein 1
1012 JW AMSTERDAM
This elegant bistro serves modern French classics with a Dutch touch for lunch and dinner. The menu includes modern classics with ...