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  • 26. 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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  • 27. 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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  • 28. 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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  • 29. 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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  • 30. 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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  • 31. 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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  • 32. 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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  • 33. 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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  • 34. 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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  • 35. 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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  • 36. 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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  • 37. Information Centers

    2013 24H Events City counsel-page with interactive streetmap. Printable map. Amsterdam Tourist Board. Amsterdam events and more Amsterdam Information %L[http://www.bma.amsterdam.nl/adam

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  • 38. 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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  • 39. 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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  • 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. Nieuwendijk

    The Nieuwendijk/Kalverstraat Strip is a pedestrian walkway that seemingly bisects Amsterdams old quarter. It features outstanding shopping. For this reason it can get quite crowded on weekends and...

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  • 42. 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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  • 43. 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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  • 44. 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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  • 45. Rembrandtplein

    In 2005 the central statue of Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn (born at the city of Leiden) at the Rembrandplein square got company of a new series of statues, called Nachtwacht in 3D (three...

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  • 46. 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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  • 47. 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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  • 48. Westerkerk

    To the south of the Anne Frank House is the beautiful Westerkerk. The imposing 85m tower dominates the area and can be seen everywhere! On the very top of the tower sits the crown of Emporer...

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  • 49. Mini Cards

    Try to pick up some free minicards, you can find them in restaurants, hotels, tourist office,..... Minicards are handsomely designed full-colour advertising cards of credit card format. Some of them...

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  • 50. 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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