historical

Amsterdam has some 800 years of history behind it. The 16th and 17th centuries made a particular mark on the city and it’s this historic period that attracts so much public recognition. But fans of historical architecture and development can also find discover a great number of historic figures and places from subsequent periods.

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Open Garden Days

Herengracht
1017 BZ AMSTERDAM
Diverse grachtentuinen
19/06/2020 - 21/06/2020
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...
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Open Tuinen West

Cabralstraat 1
1057 CD AMSTERDAM
Midwest
13/06/2020
More then twenty urban paradises are hidden behind the nineteenth century houses of Amsterdam West. In June these green gems will ...

Flower market

Singel
1012 WP AMSTERDAM
Bloemenmarkt Amsterdam
06/06/2016 - 31/12/2020
The Singel flower market is one of Amsterdam’s most colourful attractions. The small shops are located inside a row of floating ba...

Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam

Oudezijds Voorburgwal 197
1012 EX AMSTERDAM
Located between the two oldest canals in the heart of the city, Sofitel Legend The Grand Amsterdam has a proud and rich history. F...

't Zwaantje

Berenstraat 12
1016 GH AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam restaurant with a good kitchen and an informal, international atmosphere.

't Beemster Spijshuis

Middenweg 177
1462 HJ MIDDENBEEMSTER
Set in a beautiful building that is more than 200 years old, 't Beemster Spijshuis is a pancake house, restaurant and catering com...

Drink & Eetlokaal Het Schoolhuis

Dorpsstraat Holysloot 38
1028 BE AMSTERDAM
Café/restaurant Het Schoolhuis ('The Schoolhouse') is located in the former residence of the village councillor in Holysloot. The ...

Casa Peru

Leidsegracht 68
1016 CP AMSTERDAM
Authentic Peruvian food on an Amsterdam canal? Well, yes – at Casa Peru on the corner of the Leidsegracht and the Prinsengracht. T...