typically amsterdam


Amsterdam in the movies

There’s always a sense of excitement when you’re watching a movie and somewhere familiar pops up. And as Amsterdam is such a unique and visually recog...

Unusual museums

Amsterdam’s museums are world-famous and even without having visited the city, most people know about the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and ...

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn has remained a household name all around the world for centuries. But who was Rembrandt and why does he have such lasting fame? Del...

Amsterdam School

Wandering through the city, touches of Renaissance and Art Deco design are evident in Amsterdam's beautiful architecture. But it's the intricate brick...

Jordaan

The Jordaan is possibly the most famous neighbourhood in the Netherlands. Akin to the reputation enjoyed by London’s Cockneys, this once working-class...
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Open Garden Days

Herengracht
1017 BZ AMSTERDAM
Diverse grachtentuinen
14/06/2019 - 16/06/2019
For one weekend only, visit the pristine gardens of some of Amsterdam’s finest canal houses and experience the quiet oases during ...

Repurposed buildings

Amsterdam is filled with magnificent architecture, but the structures often outlive their intended use. That's when the Dutch get creative. Here are j...

Global warehouse

After 1585, Amsterdam grew to become a powerful and rich city of international significance. Over a period of a hundred years Amsterdam was the world’...

A unique outlook

Construction of the Canal Ring made Amsterdam’s street plan unique, because in contrast to most canal cities, the canal pattern was not right-angled. ...