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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...

Amsterdam City Archives

Vijzelstraat 32
1017 HL AMSTERDAM
The Amsterdam City Archives is the largest – and many say, most beautiful – city archive in the world. Located in the historic De ...
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Anne Frank House

Prinsengracht 267
1016 GV AMSTERDAM
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well known former residents. The Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam is where...
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Dutch Resistance Museum

Plantage Kerklaan 61
1018 CX AMSTERDAM
The Dutch Resistance Museum, known to locals as the Verzetsmuseum, details the history of the Dutch resistance in World War II dur...

Marker Museum

Kerkbuurt 44 - 47
1156 BL MARKEN
This museum in Marken, a historic town north of Amsterdam, spans across six traditional houses. It offers a fascinating look into ...

Zaanse Schans

Schansend 7
1509 AW ZAANDAM
With its traditional houses, windmills, warehouses and workshops, the historic village of Zaanse Schans offers a preserved glimpse...

Oude Kerk (Old Church)

Oudekerksplein 23
1012 GX AMSTERDAM
The Oude Kerk in Amsterdam’s Red Light District is the city’s oldest building and one of the city’s youngest art institutions. In ...

Museumwinkel Albert Heijn

Kalverringdijk 5
1509 BT ZAANDAM
Take a trip back in time to visit the very first Albert Heijn grocery store in the Netherlands. This monumental building is now a ...

Auschwitz Monument

Wertheimpark
1018 AMSTERDAM
This monument was created by Dutch writer and artist Jan Wolkers, in memory of the many victims of Auschwitz. The monument is made...