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  • 1. Coffee shops

    its all over the place.dont go inthe first one avoid bulldog as they are for tourits look at the ones with plenty locals in stoned they are the best. i found the greenhouse to be the one, bubblegum is...

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  • 2. IAmsterdam Card & Passes

    I've Many of them are available with several discount cards, but the Hosteldeals card is by far the most attractive of all! For just 17,50 i've had access for reduced rates and incidentally some free...

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  • 3. Red Light District

    In the Red Light Districts of Amsterdam you will find, on any given day, hundreds of girls offering sex for money. Nowhere else on earth are the women so straightforwardly on display, sitting...

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  • 4. Statues and Sculptures

    Majoor Bosshardt was a well known Salvation Army worker. Born as Alida Margaretha Bosshardt at Utrecht in 1913, she did a lot for the Amsterdam prostitutes at the Red Light District. No wonder a...

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  • 5. Canals & Houseboats

    Amsterdam slowly is transforming into a greener canal belt. The canal boats will be transformed into electrical boats with no exhaust fumes. The goal is to get a 40% CO2-emissieon reduction in 2025...

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  • 6. Gabled Architecture

    In the old center of Amsterdam many houses have gable stones, that will tell a story about the original house owner. The stories can be trade related or displaying a bible story. More gablestones.

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  • 7. Dam Square

    In the center of Amsterdam you find many Chinese businesses, not limited to the Chinese quarter. Chinese Massage is one of those businesses and they might differ from one to the other. Chinese Beauty...

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  • 8. Architecture

    The NIOD or the Nederlands Instituut voor oorlogs-, holocaust- en genocidestudies Documentatiecentrum (Dutch Institute for war-, holocaust-and genocide studies) is housed in beautiful canal house at...

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  • 9. ATMs and Money

    ATM's are widely spread at Amsterdam, You will find them at stations, major shopping streets (at banks and inside some shops), supermarkets and shopping malls. Before using check if the machine will...

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  • 10. Cycling

    For a conscientious helmet-wearer like me, it was shocking to see that hardly anybody in Amsterdam wears a bicycle helmet, not even the children. After asking around a bit, I learned that Dutch...

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  • 11. Flower Market

    No one goes to Amsterdam for the weather; it's rainy and windy for most of the year, although in summer there are beautiful evenings to be had sitting with a drink on a terrace beside a canal. On the...

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  • 12. Walking

    De Transvaalsche Boer at Gasthuismolensteeg 20, corner Herengracht, is a small corner house build at a piece of land that belonged to former mayor Cornelis Benningh Jan Duvensz. The house dates from...

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  • 13. Clogs & Wooden Shoes

    I had my first pair at age of 4 years old, cannot remember who gave them to my mom, but they are still around. I tried them again at age 18, fell down like a ton of bricks and then decided in future...

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  • 14. Anne Frank House

    The Anne Frank house is a destination many people think of when planning a trip to Amsterdam, and for good reason. I took the tour through the house and would suggest it to future travelers. The tour...

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  • 15. Van Gogh Museum

    When we were there in May 2006, the Rijksmuseum and van Gogh were holding a joint show in the Exhibition Area in the lower back part of the vanGogh entitled "Rembrandt-Caravaggio". A combined ticket...

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  • 16. Internet Access

    The new central location of the Amsterdam Public Library (OBA) openend in July 2007 in a 10 floor building designed by architect Jo Coenen. It's the biggest library building of the Netherlands. It's...

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  • 17. Urinals

    When it is weekend, these urinals are present. They are standing outside at busy points. On a night out, you drink too much. If you need to go to the toilet, you can use them. These urinals are only...

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  • 18. Canal Boat Tours

    A canal cruise while in Amsterdam is mandatory, but the size of the boat you ride in and canal's you cruise down are not. The St. Nicolaas Boat Club offers a canal cruise on a boat that will hold...

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  • 19. Vondelpark

    The largest city, AMSTERDAM is also the capital of the Netherlands. A small fishing village in the late 12th century, Amsterdam became one of the most important ports in the world during the Dutch...

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  • 20. Windmills

    The clean air, the clean streets, and the clean countryside makes one want to stay in the city and surroundings of Amsterdam. You realize that you are in Holland as you leave the city and head out of...

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  • 21. Maps & City Guides

    Check Steven Pemberton's FREE online Guide for handy links and info when visiting Amsterdam. And this is another FREE guide, a PDF file from Boom Chicago Amsterdam. A printed version of this guide can...

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  • 22. Bridges

    The Skinny Bridge is Amsterdam's most well-known bridge. The present wooden draw bridge dates from 1934, but already in 1691 the "Kerkstraatbrug" (Chruch St. bridge) was constructed at this location....

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  • 23. Leidseplein

    The MUNICIPAL THEATER dominates the western side of the Leidseplein. The STADSSCHOUWBURG as it is known in Netherlands, is built in Neo-Renaissance style and seats 1200 visitors. Highlights include...

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  • 24. Rijksmuseum

    For me the four most important museums in Amsterdam are the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Amsterdam Museum and the Maritime Museum. You will find my reviews for the Rijksmuseum under:...

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  • 25. Eating and Drinking

    I was surprised to encounter a potable water fountain at the Amstelveld. Well, I know these cast iron fountain poles from my youth, but it seemed they disppeared from the Amsterdam streets. The first...

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