canal ring

Since its construction began in the 17th century, Amsterdam’s Canal Ring has grown to be one of the world’s most unique urban landscapes. And it not only remains a historic and beautiful water network through the city, but a stunning backdrop for fantastic cultural and sporting events throughout the year – and an essential part of any visit to the city.

Canal house museums

Stroll through Amsterdam’s charming Canal District and discover the city's hidden gems. The city's elegant canal-side mansions house some of the most ...

Canal cruising

The history of Amsterdam is intimately connected with water. Its 165 canals were created over the centuries to stimulate trade and transport and recla...

All canal cruises

Besides providing a stunning backdrop to the city’s historic centre, Amsterdam’s canals offer one of the most memorable ways to discover the city. Whe...


Leidsekade 90
Theater Bellevue
04/12/2018 - 15/12/2018

A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife

Herengracht 603
Prince Claus Fund Gallery
08/11/2018 - 26/04/2019
A Sheet of Paper Can Become a Knife presents the work of ten international artists whose work tackles the threat of violence world...