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.

Schellingwouderkerk

Wijkergouw 6
1023 NX AMSTERDAM
Located north of the IJ River is where you’ll find the historic Schellingwouderkerk. Repurposed as a venue for cultural activities...

André Hazes statue

Albert Cuypstraat
1073 BL AMSTERDAM
André Hazes (30 June 1951 – 23 Sept 2004) was one a well-loved Dutch singer. His speciality was the levenslied (life song), a type...

Amsterdam Science Park

Kruislaan 404
1098 SM AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam Science Park is located on the eastern side of Amsterdam. The complex combines science with working and living space, co...

Fort Uitermeer

's - Gravenlandseweg 2
1381 HP WEESP
Situated between Amsterdam and Gooi, the fort was constructed in 1873 as a portion of the New Holland water defence line.

Speeltoren

Lingerzijde 1
1135 AM EDAM
There are records of a Church, formerly called the Church of Our Dear Lady, on this site since 1350 and the tower itself dates fro...