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  • 51. Madame Tussaud

    Madame tussaud is a museum, which attracts many tourists to see the wax copies of Famous stars... In Mastedam M Tussaud is located just in the dam square and it is inevitable to see it.. This huge...

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  • 52. 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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  • 53. 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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  • 54. Fashion

    Here are some pics I was able to catch of people in Amsterdam. I always think its neat to compare the styles of people from the great cities of the world. These pics are but a small sampling of how...

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  • 55. 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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  • 56. Edam

    If you are fed up with Amsterdam you can travel around using public transport bus, tram, subway. Zandvoort aan zee, Volendam, Edam, Amstelveen, Almere,.....There are diffirent ticket prices, 24h...

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  • 57. Waag Building

    The Waag building on the Nieuwmarkt in Amsterdam was originally a city gate. The gate was built in 1488 and is the oldest secular building in the city. It is like a castle with its ponderous towers...

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  • 58. 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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  • 59. 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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  • 60. Homomonument

    The Amsterdam Homomonument called Past, Present and Future consists of three stone triangles on the Westerkerk square; one is located at the Keizersgracht. The monument was designed by Karin Daan and...

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  • 61. 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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  • 62. Public Telephones

    NOT my favorite - the opposite. Don't depend on using public telephones in Amsterdam!! There are different phone companies and they use different cards for their public phones. The VVV (Tourist...

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  • 63. Flags

    The Netherlands is a member of the European Union. Since 1 May 2004, the 27 members of European Union are: Austria | Belgium | Bulgaria | The Czech Republic | Cyprus | Denmark | Estonia | Finland |...

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  • 64. Taxes and VAT

    TAX FREE SHOPPING IN HOLLAND.... As a foreign visitor you are entitled to claim back the tax you pay on your purchases when you take them home. The easy and safe way to reclaim your tax is with ...

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  • 65. Tropenmuseum

    Tropenmuseum The beautiful and historic building in which the Tropenmuseum is housed, provides space for eight permanent exhibitions and an outgoing series of temporary exhibitions, including both...

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  • 66. Bijbels Museum

    THE BIBLICAL MUSEUM A small piece of bent wood in the gable of the museum refers to the surname of Jacob Cromhout, wich means 'bent wood'.In 1662 he had two magnificent canal houses built by the...

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  • 67. Stedelijk Museum

    Art lovers will delight in Amsterdam's offerings; the city contains perhaps the highest concentration of art masterpieces anywhere in the world. Around Museum Square (Museumplein) you'll find three...

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  • 68. Artis Zoo

    go and see the Amsterdam zoo, take a stroll along the canals (Grachten) and the shopping main street, and finally, take a look around the Redlight District oh- and what about the Sex Museum? The...

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  • 69. New Year's Eve / Fireworks

    hmmm walk along the canals, go to NEMO, go on a boat trip, have a drink at Nieuwmarkt, see the red light district, eat in chinatown and be there on 30 April! Well my winter memory of Amsterdam is the...

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  • 70. Diamonds

    Visit diamond factories. They are just building like this one on the picture, nothing really special. That diamond stereotype of Amsterdam has a background. There are really several diamond factories...

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  • 71. Ajax

    Ajax is the local soccer team. I watched them tie Valencia in a local nameless braun bar, snacking on miniature sausages and drinking beer. A portie kaas, or portion of cheese, would have been...

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