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  • 26. Sex Museum

    Just a few steps later fromthe Sex museum, you will realise this bar.. Teasers is veryfamous in Amsterdam, however if you pass there in day time you may not understand why?? So just come back at...

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  • 27. Street Performers

    While walking through the streets I encountered several street performers, there was actually a picture of this particular guy in my travel book that I brought from home, it was like meeting a very...

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  • 28. Volendam

    Here I am at a clog factory in Volendam. Don't leave for home without buying some of these clogs as souvenirs. The things here are relatively inexpensive although it would be wise to compare...

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  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. Zaanse Schans

    Make sure you visit Zaanse Schans!!! It is like an open air museum that has some great typical Dutch places to visit - a cheese making shop, a clog making 'factory', windmills crushing seeds and...

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  • 32. Cleaners

    One more cleaing shop: Clean Center. This one is located between the Heineken Experience and the Albert Cuyp street market at Ferdinand Bolstraat 7-9. Business hours: Mo-Fr: 8AM - 9PM Sa: 8AM - 5PM

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  • 33. Rembrandt House

    Rembrandthuis Rembrandt's own 17th century house has been restored to reflect his live and times. A new extension houses a superb collection of his prints and is the setting for special...

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  • 34. 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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  • 35. Police

    The Amsterdam Police Headquarter is located at the Elandsgracht 117. The imposant figures on the frontwall are famous as is the words around them: "’T GEZAG DAT RUST BEHOEDT IN STAD EN STAAT, WAAKT...

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  • 36. Dutch Language

    Do not assume people speak English here, though most of them do you will get a strict lecture if you just straight away ask them for help/directions in english. Always ask them if they speak english...

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  • 37. 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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  • 38. Churches

    This interesting church - at 756 Prinsengracht - was originally built as a Roman Catholic chapel in the late 17th century. It's baroque style is exuberant but restrained. The place has been recently...

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  • 39. Albert Cuyp - Street Markets

    If you happend to be in Amsterdam on a Saturday you can visit the famers market (Boerenmarkt) on the square around Noordenkerk. You can buy anything from biodynamic vegetabliles, cheese, flowers,...

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  • 40. Munttoren

    Located on the Muntplein Square, the MINT TOWER or MUNTTOREN was originally part of the Regulierspoort, one of the main gates in Amsterdam's medieval city wall. After a fire in 1618, the tower was...

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  • 41. Airport to Amsterdam

    Transiting so many times through Schiphol, I fall in love with it. After so many abnormal things I have seen in my early life, here is always a place where I am feeling one of the World’s citizen. I...

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  • 42. Canal Bike Tours

    You must hire a canal bike for a different view of Amsterdam. We were armed with a wine, snacks and a map before setting out on the high waters. It was an excellent way to explore and good exercise...

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  • 43. Tram

    Walking the streets of Amsterdam in December 2010 with Dila (Diana), we noticed the almost empty streets. No cars, not even the reliable tram system, were on the streets, not to mention almost no...

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  • 44. King's Day - Koningsdag

    KONINGINNEDAG / QUEENSDAY! ORANJE BOVEN !!! this year on 29th of April!!! Her birthday actually falls on a different day, but who cares? Queen's Day is one of the biggest and most popular national...

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  • 45. Science Center Nemo

    The "Amsterdam" is an 18th century military vessel that is "parked" in the water in from the NEMO and in proximity to the Dutch Maritime Museum nearby. (However, separate admission is required to...

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  • 46. Post Office

    One remark I got from a visitor from abroad was that he was unable to locate a post office downtown. Things have changed over the years. The former Head Office behind the Royal Palace has been...

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  • 47. Cheese

    There are some amazing cheese shops around town. Just take a stroll and you're bound to run across some excellent examples. This one is just off Dam Square on Damstraat. As you can imagine, the place...

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  • 48. Weather

    The sky seems to hang just above the top of the Westerkirk as snow flakes dissolve in the canals, which form a fingerprint in the white landscape. Dogs streak across Vondel Park slewing up sprays of...

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  • 49. Keukenhof

    The Tulip garden at Keukenhof is one of the most serene and romantic place I have visited so far. Here you can find Tulips of all varieties and also buy bulbs and plants and books on flowers. the...

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  • 50. Chinatown

    This is Europe's first Buddhist traditional style temple completed in 2000 Admission is free & on Sundays they do recitations of the sayings of Buddha at 10.30 The building is rather attractive from...

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