monument

Amsterdam is a city with a rich history, a history reflected in its thousands of monuments. From its 17th century Canal Ring and canal-side properties, to architectural icons from subsequent centuries and a whole host of public statues and art, Amsterdam monuments tell countless stories.

Towers of Amsterdam

Amsterdam may not be known for its skyscrapers, but there are a few notable landmarks that soar high above the city's low rise skyline. Here's our gui...

Bar Restaurant Pompstation

Zeeburgerdijk 52
1094 AE AMSTERDAM
Pompstation might sound odd, but it actually is a hip restaurant located in an old industrial water-pumping station in the east of...

Restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob

Duin en kruidbergerweg 60
2071 LE SANTPOORT-NOORD
The country estate Duin & Kruidberg, where Michelin-starred restaurant De Vrienden van Jacob is housed, emanates class. These styl...

De Cruquius

Cruquiusdijk 27
2142 ER CRUQUIUS
Built in 1849, de Cruquius pumping station is a unique industrial monument. The steam-powered pumps were employed to pump parts of...

De Bloem/De Blom Windmill

Haarlemmerweg 465
1055 PK AMSTERDAM
This is octagonal smock windmill was once a flour mill. Though it’s still turning, the windmill is no longer in service. Inside, a...

d'Admiraal Windmill

Noordhollandschkanaaldk 21
1034 ZL AMSTERDAM
Just north of the former village of Buiksloot, d’Admiraal Windmill stands next to the Noordhollandsch Canal. The octagonal smock w...

Begijnhofkapel

Begijnhof 30
1012 WT AMSTERDAM
The Begijnhofkapel (Begijnhof chapel) is also known as the Johannes en Ursula Kerk. Built in 1672, the chapel serves as a centre ...

Amstelkerk

Amstelveld 10
1017 JD AMSTERDAM
Built in the 17th century, this wooden church can be found on the Amstelveld, one of the prettiest squares in Amsterdam. It was de...