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.

National Monument

Dam
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Standing an imposing 22-metres high in the centre of Amsterdam’s Dam Square, the National Monument is the Netherlands’ most import...

Speeltoren

Lingerzijde 1
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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...

The Dutch Fortress Museum!

Westwalstraat 6
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Have you ever wondered why the city of Naarden is shaped in a six pointed star? Or have you been curious about the history of othe...

De Nieuwe Kerk

Dam
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Located across from the Amsterdam Royal Palace on Dam Square, this 15th-century church has hosted countless events over the years....