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.

Nieuwmarkt

Located just a short stroll from Central Station, the area around the Nieuwmarkt is one of the oldest districts of Amsterdam. Spend a few hours explor...

Nieuwmarkt

Located just a short stroll from Central Station, the area around the Nieuwmarkt is one of the oldest districts of Amsterdam. Spend a few hours explor...

5 facts about windmills

Windmills are an Old Holland tourist attraction – a quaint symbol of Dutch tradition – and visiting one (or several!) makes for a lovely day out. Did ...
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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 ...
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Open Garden Days

Herengracht
1017 BZ AMSTERDAM
Diverse grachtentuinen
12/06/2020 - 14/06/2020
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...

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...

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...

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...

Snippendaal Garden

Plantage Middenlaan 2A
1018 DD AMSTERDAM
Amsterdam’s Hortus Botanicus (botanical garden) was founded in 1638 as the Hortus Medicus, a medicinal herb garden. Herbs were of ...

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...